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Perks

2016

"There is access to discounts at high street shops and cinemas etc."
First year trainee, Manchester
"Taxi home if you are in the office past 10.00 pm and it gets paid straight out of the account so you don't have to pay and then claim as expenses. Spare tickets are often circulated for the rugby that are open to anyone (trainees included)."
First year trainee, London
"Discounted legal services that, because the firm is full-service, cover many different areas. Discounted theatre tickets and great health insurance. Time off for volunteer work. Rewards that recognise hard work."
First year trainee, Sheffield
"The MyDeals website with WowPoints and offers for staff. Discounted gym membership."
First year trainee, Sheffield
"Rewards for good work including vouchers etc."
First year trainee, Newcastle
"We have a wide array of corporate perks. These include recognition schemes with vouchers and wine, as well as a corporate perks website that gives discounts on everything from iPhones to holidays."
First year trainee, Birmingham
"The firm offers a very high pension contribution compared to other firms that I applied to. There are also numerous benefits available such as retail and restaurant discounts. I consider the perks here to be very good."
First year trainee, Chichester
"The pension scheme is good and expenses are paid for. There is a good budget available for social events. The firm also offers sponsorships for local sports clubs. As someone who is heavily involved in my football club, this is a great opportunity!"
First year trainee, Newbury

2015

"There are a range of perks for working at Irwin Mitchell. We receive normal employee benefits, such as a pension and healthcare, alongside a variety of tickets for sporting events, charity functions and black tie dinners, among others."
First year trainee, Birmingham
"The corporate perks at Irwin Mitchell are good: there are reduced cinema tickets available, alongside an array of other discounts, with a whole website dedicated to this purpose."
First year trainee, Birmingham
"We were given Easter eggs at Easter."
First year trainee, Sheffield
"We receive weekly emails with offers on cinema tickets, and a variety of other discounts."
First year trainee, Birmingham
"Health insurance is provided at the firm."
First year trainee, Birmingham
"Irwin Mitchell has a recognition scheme for employees who have worked particularly well that month, who then receive an award, such as vouchers and tickets."
First year trainee, Sheffield
"Irwin Mitchell employees are given a good pension."
First year trainee, Leeds

2014

"Perks include free theatre tickets that are raffled out regularly."
Second year trainee, Leeds
"An amazing Christmas party and regular drinks receptions are pretty good perks."
First year trainee, Sheffield
"We get free healthcare and discounted gym membership at local gyms."
First year trainee, Birmingham
"The best perks are probably: a good pension scheme, health insurance, additional annual leave after five years with the firm and contribution towards any personal legal fees."
First year trainee, Birmingham
"We have a trolley which tours the floors in the morning and afternoon with heavily subsidised meals, snacks and treats."
First year trainee, Sheffield
"We get taxis home and food paid for if working later than 9:00pm."
Second year trainee, London
"There is a fairly good pension. We also receive health care costs up to £100 back, (which increases as you increase your seniority in the firm). There are a lot of work events and paid events (big end of financial year meal, big Christmas do, summer BBQ). We get first refusal on discounted first direct concert/gig tickets when partners don't want them. We get free tickets often to West Yorkshire Playhouse shows (I have received free tickets twice). We get a three x salary death in service benefit and I understand that the firm also offers subsidised parking or free parking, cars to partners and free lunches to partners, childcare vouchers, etc."
Second year trainee, Leeds
"Regular offers of free theatre tickets, some work based socials like dinners, balls, fundraisers. Private healthcare - level dependent on hierarchy within the firm."
First year trainee, Leeds
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