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Sports Direct Benefits

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  • Employee Discount  (39 comments)

    “Discount was only 20% and when I worked there I could only use it on Thursday afternoons which was quite an inconvenience if I needed something...”

  • Flexible Working  (16 comments)

    “Too flexible. Only got 4 hours a week maximum offered to me throughout my 0 hour contract and some weeks as little as 3 hours.”

  • Job Training  (8 comments)

    “It's relatively informal in my opinion. The only thing you really need trained on is the tills and how to sell KPIs. Till training is done by...”

  • 25 Jun 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Sales Assistant in Accrington, England

    The best thing about the benefits are that they can increase the low wage to make it more bearable to work there. But the negatives are that if you didn't work on the shoe department it was very hard to gain a lot of benefits.

  • 06 Mar 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Newcastle upon Tyne, England

    best thing is the discount givin on a Thursday, as a sports fan and a sports degree holder, I needed to use the discount to get my stuff

  • 08 Apr 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Casual Sales Assistant in Darlington, England

    Despite being on a zero hour contract they still expected you to fir your time off around them as though you should be grateful to them rather than them grateful to you.

  • 26 Mar 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Ipswich, England

    There are none, you do not get anything extra except your pay which is the main downside of working there especially that the pay is not good

  • 15 Mar 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Casual Sales Assistant in Bury, England

    The Sports Direct benefits package is not all as it seems. You can only use your staff 'discount' in the store that you work in and only on a Thursday or whatever day that is selected for your store, also you can only access this benefit after working for 3 months.

  • 12 Feb 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Swansea, Wales

    Not many benefits. If I received any perks I dont know about it.

  • 22 Jan 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland

    incentive earnings, from selling own products like firetrap, boost your wage. On busy periods its possible to make over £60 but that just depends on the products you actively sell

  • 18 Jan 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Sales Assistant in Wimbledon, England

    Lovely team. Relaxed working environment 20% staff discount for yourself only, not friends or family.

  • 11 Jan 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Sales Assistant in Barnsley, England

    Every so often, a very decent offer comes around - 50% of short break holidays was a recent example. Get 1 hour paid holiday for every 8 hours worked. Paid quarterly.

  • 15 Dec 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Rugby, England

    flexible hours because it is a no contract job and commisiion is high especially if you are a shoey

Benefits Summary


List based on reports from current and former employees. It may not be complete.

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Insurance, Health & Wellness

  • Critical Illness Cover
  • Income Protection
  • Life Insurance
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Health Insurance
  • Death in Service
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance

Financial & Retirement

  • Pension Plan
  • SIPP
  • Corporate ISA
  • Save as You Earn
  • Share Incentive Plan
  • Performance Bonus
  • Stock Options

Family & Parenting

Vacation & Time Off

  • Sick Pay
  • Annual Leave
  • Sabbatical
  • Volunteer Time Off
  • Bereavement Leave

Perks & Benefits

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