Perks

2017

"Motts offers perks through the Pebbles system. This allows cheap tickets and travel, gym memberships and shopping."
Graduate, London
"We get gym discounts and travel discounts. If you need to travel somewhere for work then all expenses are paid and the pension is also great."
Graduate, Glasgow
"We are enrolled to 'perks at work' where you get discounts on loads of shopping and holiday trip sites."
Graduate, Edinburgh
"The company contributes to sports and other social events."
Graduate, Cardiff
"The sports and social committee do well to put on lots of things for low prices."
Graduate, Cardiff
"The company matches your pension contribution up to 7%. There are many other perks such as life assurance, private health insurance and seasonal ticket discounts."
Graduate, Bristol
"Being able to buy an additional 15 days of holiday a year is a massive perk."
Graduate, Cambridge
"We have an innovation budget and you can get funding for all kinds of things such as charities and events or any other ideas you might have."
Graduate, Cambridge

2014

"For me the unofficial perks are the best e.g. site visits around the NW Highlands, ferry trips, visits to remote islands, etc."
Midlevel, Inverness
"We get discounts on local tickets and gym memberships. There is also a cycle to work scheme."
Graduate, Brighton
"Pension is good. Also being able to buy and sell leave (i.e. being paid less salary but having more holidays) is a good perk."
Graduate, Brighton
"There is a good benefits exchange system, with options to trade salary for travel loans, cycle to work, gym membership, personal health/dental cover, child care vouchers, or annual leave."
Midlevel, Reading
"Perks include: interest free loan for annual Oyster card, subsidy for gym membership (can save up to 40%), subsidy for language course (Spanish), and yoga classes."
Graduate, London
"The company will match any pension contribution up to 7% of your base salary! They also regularly give discounts for cinema showings and theatre and concerts. The benefits window opens once a year allowing you to exchange some of your salary for perks, e.g. reduced price train tickets, reduced price bikes through the government cycle to work scheme, etc."
Graduate, Glasgow
"There is a flexible benefits system which seems to be fairly standard and in line with a lot of other companies. This includes pension contributions and opportunities to swap pay for benefits. The number of days holiday you get seems comparatively low (20 days +2 company days) but there is opportunity to buy more."
Graduate, Croydon
"The company provides relocation expenses and can put people up in a hotel for three weeks until they find somewhere to stay permanently. We also get all expenses paid when working away e.g. food, drinks, travel, accommodation or any necessities to work away from base."
Graduate, Croydon
"We have a company discount site where we can get discounts on anything from holidays to cinema tickets, meals out, food shopping and electronics."
Graduate, Croydon
"You can buy/sell back your holiday which means you can have extended travel. Discounted social events very regularly. Lots of opportunities to attend events around UK for free. Technical talks every week with lunch provided."
Graduate, Brighton
"Alongside training expenses, the company covers relocation expenses, including transport, accommodation and subsidence."
Graduate, Brighton
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