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Waterstone's Benefits

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  • 14 Sep 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Edinburgh, Scotland

    The best thing is 50% off of all books but RP is only 20% off

  • 19 Sep 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Bookseller in London, England

    There is no benefits package, apart from, the hardest working bookseller is given £1000 extra and the staff vote for who deserves it most.

  • 20 Sep 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in London, England

    discounts on books are the best and cater to parents who work for the company

  • 07 Sep 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Bookseller in London, England

    Minimum pros: pension possible cons No real benefit system Waterstones will try and give you as little money as possible at all times

  • 23 Apr 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Bookseller in Reading, England

    You have to book all your holiday about a year in advance. No flexibility and very constrained by not being able to take holiday at the same time as anyone else.

  • 12 Feb 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Senior Bookseller in Exeter, England

    50% discount holiday is so restricted (can't have christmas or half term off)

  • 09 Feb 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Lead Bookseller in Leeds, England

    Great discount on books and other stock.

  • 16 Nov 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Lead Bookseller in London, England

    50% discount and proofs from publishers. Great for booklover but little else is offered.

  • 05 Sep 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in London, England

    Great staff discount on books.

  • 26 Jun 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Book Seller in Brighton, England

    50% off with staff discount, friendly atmosphere and people that are genuinely interested in books.

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

  • Tick markPension Plan (16)
  • SIPP
  • Corporate ISA
  • Save as You Earn
  • Share Incentive Plan
  • Performance Bonus
  • Stock Options

Family & Parenting

Vacation & Time Off

  • Tick markSick Pay (16)
  • Annual Leave
  • Sabbatical
  • Volunteer Time Off
  • Bereavement Leave

Perks & Benefits

  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • Tick markEmployee Discount (19)
  • Commuter Checks & Assistance
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Gym Membership
  • Car Allowance
  • Free Lunch or Snacks
  • Company Car

Professional Support

  • Diversity Program
  • Apprenticeship Programme
  • Tick markJob Training (3)
  • Professional Development

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