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7 Companies Offering The Best Employee Discounts

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Getting a discount at work is a real perk for the millions of people who work in retail, hospitality and leisure industries. But which employers offer the best employee discounts? Here we take a look at the highest rated UK companies1 in this area, as chosen by employees themselves. Glassdoor users can rate specific benefits at their employer, employee discounts being one of them. (Ratings are based on a 5.0 scale; 1.0=very dissatisfied, 5.0=satisfied.)

Check out the Top Seven Companies Offering the Best Employee Discounts:

  1. Boots


Employee discount rating: 4.2

What employees have to say:

“Brilliant discount and lots of employee perks outside of Boots.” – Boots Customer Assistant, London

“Really good employee discounts, especially double discount day.” – Boots Employee, Hull

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  1. Greggs

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Employee discount rating: 4.1

What employees have to say:

“The discounts are amazing and if you have a sweet tooth or just generally enjoy food like me you’d really appreciate it!” – Greggs Weekend Team Member, London

“Decent pay, free hot drinks during shifts, 50% off goods.” – Greggs Team Member, Watford

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  1. Marks & Spencer


Employee discount rating: 4.0

What employees have to say:

“High end customer service and sales, fantastic staff benefits including discount and cafe.” – Marks & Spencer Customer Assistant, Chester

“Great salary and benefits of employment such as marks and spencer perks and a 20% discount to use across the whole store.” – Marks & Spencer Employee, location n/a

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  1. Harrods


Employee discount rating: 4.0

What employees have to say:

“Great staff discount up to 33% – triple points on your Harrods card for your entire birthday week.” – Harrods Employee, location n/a

“The discount is a great added bonus along with several benefits. Flexible working was supported.” – Harrods Employee, London

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  1. Next


Employee discount rating: 3.9

What employees have to say:

“Get full training, opportunities to climb within company, staff discount, holiday, uniform allowance.” – Next Sales Assistant, Leeds

“25% Staff Discount, Uniform Allowance & Bonus.” – Next Sales Consultant, Croydon

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  1. Debenhams


Employee discount rating: 3.7

What employees have to say:

“20% discount on Debenhams brand clothes. 40% discount in restaurant.” – Debenhams Senior Visual Assistant, London

“You get 20% Staff POS discount or you can open a colleague card and get 25% off.” – Debenhams Senior Sales Adviser, location n/a

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  1. River Island

Employee discount rating: 3.7

What employees have to say:

“Managers receive 50% discount £500 a month to spend and sales advisors 40% with £250 a month.” – River Island Ladies Product Manager, Glasgow

“Great benefits. 50% discount. 5 wks holiday. Incentives. 100% discount on uniform. Competitive salary.” – River Island Manager, London

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Do you work at one of these companies or another employer in the UK with great staff discounts? What do you think of your company and your job? Let others know by sharing a review. Want to see your company on a list like this? Email us.

1 Methodology: Employee discount is one of forty benefits that UK employees can rate and review. Employers with 15 or more employee discount reviews from UK employees as at 30/08/16 considered. Ratings run to the thousandth and rounded to one decimal place for reporting purposes.