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Our benefits package

You'll be working with a truly flexible employer offering a real work-life balance, and who has fully embraced working from home culture during lockdown.

What benefits do we offer?

  • Flexible working, including

    • hybrid of office and home working

    • reduce or vary working hours

    • reduce or vary the days worked

    • work from home (or a different location)

    • work compressed hours

    • job share

Find out more about our flexible working policy.

  • Pension – defined contribution pension scheme delivered through Nest

5% gross employee contribution – we’ll match with 8% employer contribution

6% gross employee contribution – we’ll match with 9% employer contribution

7% gross employee contribution – we’ll match with 10% employer contribution

The maximum employer contribution is 10%. If you contribute 8% or more, this will be matched with a 10% employer contribution.


Our culture and benefits

We offer a wide range of benefits and rewards.

See what's available (PDF)

  • Default - Group Life Assurance – which will pay a tax-free lump sum benefit equal to 4 times your basic annual salary
  • Optional - Group critical illness cover – financial reassurance of a cash lump sum payment of £100,000 if faced with a serious illness which you have survived for more than 30 days
  • Family leave – you’ll get more than the statutory entitlements to maternity, paternity, shared parental and adoption leave when you’ve been with us for a year. We also offer paid days off if you need to care for a family member. Subject to relevant policies
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • 25 days holiday increasing to 30 days with additional years of service + all bank holidays
  • A birthday leave day and Nest day which is usually around the festive period

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Nest is an inclusive employer. Our HR policies are fully inclusive of all employees.

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Staff are entitled to take four days per year to volunteer, which can be used to work with charities or organisations of their choice.