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2016

"You can purchase Apple products via salary sacrifice. This is just a good mechanism for buying Apple products, the company doesn't actually put anything in."
Second year trainee, Manchester
"There are plenty of social activities to take part in across the offices, networking and CSR activities are encouraged. However, in recent years, the firm has cut back in a number of areas for trainee activities such as the DWF trainee ball."
Second year trainee, Leeds
"Fridge Friday: free drinks and nibbles provided on the last Friday of every month (early finish) in the client suite. Good attendance levels! Subsidised gym membership and various discounts available on other goods and services."
First year trainee, Leeds
"There are benefits that can be applied for, but these are taken from your wage. There is a company pension scheme under the auto-enrollment government scheme. Every employee has health benefits as part of working here, which are not taken from your wage."
First year trainee, Manchester
"Friday Fridge. Invites to client events like the box at Leeds First Direct arena. Travel expenses if sent to a different office."
Second year trainee, Leeds
"Travel to do personal skills courses and events with trainees from other offices."
Second year trainee, Newcastle
"Direct access to the Sky Garden in the Walkie Talkie building."
First year trainee, London
"The firm has a box at Leeds First Direct arena and I have been able to attend on a few occasions with clients."
Second year trainee, Leeds

2015

"There are plenty of opportunities to attend networking events where you are offered free dinners and drinks, and the firm is more than willing to pay all reasonable expenses. I have also been lucky enough to attend several free gigs/concerts in the firm's corporate box when entertaining clients with colleagues."
First year trainee, Leeds
"The firm's best perk is the great medical cover."
Second year trainee, Newcastle
"Perks include how taxis are covered for late working, the good away days and social events."
Second year trainee, Liveprool
"DWF has a corporate box at Leeds Arena, so you will usually get asked to attend events with clients, which is pretty fun! We have a great Young Professionals Group too and there are always events being put on for clients which the junior fee earners help organise and attend."
First year trainee, Leeds
"Free tickets and client development networking opportunities are the best perks."
Second year trainee, Manchester
"Perks include lots of free drinks! Alongside this, trainees can do seats in other offices with expenses paid."
First year trainee, Liverpool
"We have a yoga instructor come to the office every few weeks to give us (heavily discounted) yoga classes, which is a real perk."
First year trainee, London
"Fridge Friday is a great perk: once a month the firm fills the boardroom/canteen with alcohol for everyone to drink and socialise on a Friday night - this creates a good atmosphere."
First year trainee, Manchester

2014

"We get childcare vouchers, rail season ticket and our pension contribution matched."
First year trainee, Liverpool
"Fridge Friday - On the last Friday of every month, ALL employees get to come in wearing dress-down clothing, everyone finishes at 4:30pm and drinks and snacks are put on in the communal kitchen."
First year trainee, Newcastle upon Tyne
"We have a corporate box at Leeds Arena. Every now and again we get emails and tickets for the box are raffled for charity. I missed out on tickets to Disney on Ice and was distraught."
First year trainee, Leeds
"Good food available in client meetings and the bistro (internal restaurant). Good social events."
Second year trainee, Manchester
"The firm has lots of sports and social events, i.e. bowling, zoo lates. We also have fridge Friday on the last Friday of the month, we have a few drinks in the office break out area from 5:00pm."
Second year trainee, London
"Perks on offer include: pensions, salary sacrifice (you get vouchers at a discount), medicash (free healthcare), season travel ticket, buy and sell holidays, cycle to work and much more."
First year trainee, Liverpool

2013

"Complimentary drinks and snacks last Friday of the month."
First year trainee, London
"Friday fridge - drinks and food at the end of every month. Sports and social events regularly organised."
Second year trainee, Birmingham
"The firm has enough money to lay on good quality events and to maintain good quality canteen."
Second year trainee, Manchester
"Trainee ball every year."
First year trainee, Birmingham
"Subsidised Starbucks in the bistro."
First year trainee, Liverpool
"Internal dry cleaning service provided by one of our clients."
Second year trainee, Manchester
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