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2016

"Great range of perks, great social club (discounted F1 tickets, theatre tickets, spa breaks etc)."
First year trainee, Leeds
"We are considered a 'preferred neighbour' of many of the businesses (bars, restaurants, shops) in Cardiff city centre and as such benefit from discounts all over town."
First year trainee, Cardiff
"We have a social club that, for £2 a month straight out of your pay check (optional), gives you discounted trips to things like the theatre, dinners, and drinks events. We have even been skiing for the last two years."
Second year trainee, Leeds
"Good taxi service if you work late. We get a Cheapside privilege card for the huge shopping centre over the road. This gives us 10% off in loads of shops, including Office shoes."
First year trainee, London
"Pension benefits, will contribute to costs of conveyance if you move, season ticket loan, good office parties, money off some shops, money off days out."
Second year trainee, Birmingham
"Taxis are paid for after 9.00 pm. The canteen is subsidised, as is the ground floor Starbucks, which turns into a bar on Thursday and Friday evenings. Very good value drinks, and often free sandwiches and snacks are given out there too. The partners are very generous, and team drinks (which normally happen every month or so) always consist of lots of champagne, wine, beer, soft drinks, and food."
First year trainee, London
"Passes to the botanical gardens over the road from the office. Lovely on a sunny day. Also we have Eversheds 'Boris bikes' that we can use."
Second year trainee, Cambridge
"We have a really good selection of benefits actually. There is a contribution towards house purchases and sales, the professional skills course is all over the country and is all-expenses paid. We also have a number of offers for gyms, restaurants and bars. One of the nicest things is a programme called 'The everyday hero award', which allows people to nominate their colleagues who have gone above and beyond on a particular occasion to help out. The prize is a £100 gift voucher and the number of nominations is limitless."
First year trainee, Cardiff
"Pension, loan for annual travel card, membership to social club, private healthcare."
First year trainee, Leeds

2015

"The best perk at the firm is the team events; which are often free which give a chance to socialise with the team."
First year trainee, Manchester
"Taxis home are provided after 9:00pm if working late which is a perk."
Second year trainee, Nottingham
"The firm offers a range of typical perks, such as pension and a flexible wage when on secondment, among other things. There are also other perks available depending on the work you're involved in: lunches, dinners, tickets to the rugby, cricket and lots of other social activities."
First year trainee, Cardiff
"There are a long list of perks including mobile phone discount, gym discount, dinners and taxis on long nights in the office, pension and private medical insurance."
First year trainee, Birmingham
"Free passes to the botanic gardens over the road from the office are a real perk."
"The best perk is the networking events, both with and without clients."
First year trainee, Manchester
"We have a social club offering half price events that are organised by those of us who work here, and therefore these events are things people want to do. We have also run a heavily discounted ski trip for the past two years."
First year trainee, Leeds
"We have a lot of discounted social events and tickets organised by the firm for employees. We get paid food and taxis should we need to work late. We have a number of rewards and benefit schemes for employees to include gift vouchers (often of £100) and bottles of champagne for achievements and hard work."
First year trainee, Birmingham

2014

"A bonus scheme for introducing an employee to the firm (other than introducing a trainee) is a good perk."
First year trainee, Manchester
"We are given discounted mobile tariffs, private medical, BlackBerry devices, life policies, and a good pension, etc."
First year trainee, Cambridge
"We receive 20% off of personal phone contracts, and free city centre parking in Leeds on a weekend."
Second year trainee, Leeds
"Moving expenses, pension, private health care, discounts at local restaurants, pay season ticket for train."
First year trainee, Cambridge
"Eversheds perks include discounted phone contracts, season ticket loans, bike to work scheme, discount on conveyancing costs, and private medical insurance."
Second year trainee, Newcastle
"Some perks include pension, life insurance and discounts in local and national products. The offices/working environment is pretty good too."
First year trainee, Leeds
"The perks here include a pension (they match you up to 5.5%), life assurance, season ticket loans, £500 off your conveyance fee (£250 for buying, £250 for selling)."
First year trainee, Birmingham
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