Being a part of WHSmith gives you the option to access a wide range of products and services in addition to our core benefits; including holidays, leisure attractions, healthcare, healthclub membership, shopping vouchers and many more.
Our Core Benefits
Stakeholder pension scheme - WHSmith does not contribute to this scheme.
Contributory pension scheme - for certain positions we also offer a contributory pension scheme where a you choose how much you want to invest, up to a maximum of 5% of pensionable salary, and the Company’s contributions match your own
The Sharesave scheme provides eligible employees with the opportunity to save with Lloyds TSB bank and then use these savings to purchase shares in WHSmith at a predetermined fixed option price.
All permanent employees are eligible for staff discount on completion of 3 months service. Staff discount is offered at the following rates;
- 15% on books and stationery products
- 12.5% on entertainment products
Long service awards
WHSmith formally recognises long serving employees with 25 and 40 years continuous service.
Wherever possible, bearing in mind the needs of the business, we offer a wide range of flexible working arrangements including:
- Part-time working
- Term-time working
- Flexi-time working
- Compressed working hours
- Career Breaks
- Job share arrangements
This salary sacrifice scheme enables you to exchange part of your salary (up to a maximum of £243 per month) in return for childcare vouchers.
The Benevolent Fund is a WHSmith charity, designed to give one-off grants to any WHSmith employee experiencing significant and financial hardship, through no fault of their own and to provide recuperative holidays.
Our Flexible Benefits
In addition to the core benefits listed, WHSmith have also taken the opportunity to coordinate a range of other discounts & special offers including but not limited to;
Discounted shopping from various retailers such as Dell Computers, New Look, Mothercare and Sainsbury
Discounted vehicle breakdown, car servicing and insurance
Discounted airport parking, hotels, car hire, insurance and family holidays.
Discount on entry into attractions including Alton Towers, Madame Tussauds and Legoland and discounted cinema tickets
Discounted private medical cover, eye care & dentistry vouchers.