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WHSmith Benefits

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  • Employee Discount  (27 comments)

    “Discount always changes (gets smaller) and staff at Edinburgh airport are not given discount cards”

  • Job Training  (9 comments)

    “No training was provided until I was there for four years”

  • Sick Pay  (5 comments)

    “Thery're very picky on how much can get in terms of Sick pay, but overall not a bad pay.”

  • 04 Jun 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Sales Assistant in Poole, England

    Staff discount for working in high street stores are quite good at 50% off cards, 30% off books and 40% off stationery as well as a variety of other external discounts. However, you wont get these benefits if you work in a travel store. They get 15% off everything within their own store ONLY.

  • 27 Mar 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Sales Associate in Luton, England

    Time off was easy to request, hours flexible. Not many benefits for part time staff as to be expected but excellent employee discount.

  • 21 Apr 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Sales Associate in Edinburgh, Scotland

    Only benefits I got was a small discount in the store I worked in.

  • 31 Mar 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Sales Assistant in London, England

    No benefits at all. Used to get 15% off everything in store, now we only get discount on confectionery and books. Do not get paid for first 3 days of sick leave unless you've been there 5 years

  • 11 Feb 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Sales Assistant in Edinburgh, Scotland

    Employee discount card is the best thing about the benefits package at WHSmith for sure.

  • 07 Feb 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in London, England

    In line with the market

  • 19 Feb 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Customer Assistant in Edinburgh, Scotland

    Staff discount but that was about it, not very high either

  • 15 Feb 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in London, England

    Don't get employee discount for at least months after joining but is decent enough when you get it (15% off) You're offered a pension plan but the company don't pay in.

  • 09 Feb 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Sales Assistant in Royal Tunbridge Wells, England

    Not many perks but flexible hours.

  • 09 Feb 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Maidstone, England

    Hardly any benefits given at all. No incentive to work apart from winning the occasional chocolate bar.

Benefits Summary


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

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