Going the extra furlong

The BHA does not take the success of the sport for granted and we know that the sustainability of our organisation rests on the investment in our people.

The BHA’s achievements

We are pleased that the BHA have been recognised as “one to watch” by the Sunday Times Best 100 Companies to Work For employee engagement survey and strive to succeed to a future number one place.

The BHA strive to be the leader in the industry and was one of the first bodies in the sporting industry to be awarded the living wage employer mark.

It is important that as an organisation we give back to our local and national communities and are proud supporters and sponsors of a range of charities and hold fundraising events throughout the year, where everyone is encouraged to take part.


Personal growth and development

At the BHA, we consider the development of our people important and we understand that people want to develop, grow and achieve developmental aspirations, therefore the BHA supports our people to achieve their potential through a range of activities.

  • London Induction day
  • Raceday Induction day
  • Annual Performance reviews
  • Buddy scheme, shadowing and mentoring
  • On the job training
  • Educational Sponsorship
  • Management and Leadership Programmes
  • Continuous Professional Development
  • Internal and external training courses
  • Internal recruitment, promotions and movements
  • Graduate placements
  • Personal Development Plans

We understand that everyone has different learning styles and levels and the BHA encourage ongoing manager and team member conversations and regular catch ups in addition to personalised annual Personal Development Plans for those looking for a BHA career.  Your manager will work with you every step of the way in developing your own personal learning plan.