Colleague Benefits

In this section

Everyone who works for our Co-op gets to take advantage of a fantastic package of benefits and discounts.

Fancy getting a piece of the action? Check out our latest jobs.

Colleague discounts

10% on food purchases, more details here

5% pension contribution

5% contribution if you contribute 5%. Statutory amount is currently 1%

£50 matched fundraising

We’ll contribute up to £50 per event when a colleague is raising money for a charity or local community initiative. So if you raise £30, we’ll add £30 to your total. If you raise £40, we’ll add £40 to the total, all the way up to £50. It’s our way of helping all of the fantastic causes our colleagues support.

Life Cover

If you die whilst employed by our Co-op your next of kin will receive 3x your gross salary.

Employee assistance programme

Advice on a range of issues including stress, counselling, family issues.

Low cost loans

Save direct from your salary and get preferential loan rates. Via our partner Eastern Savings and Loans Credit Union.

Free tea and coffee at work

 

Free lost key service

Free key fob to help track down your lost keys via our Secure Response Services business

£10 Christmas Party contribution

£10 contribution for every colleague for their team Christmas party

Cycle to work scheme

Excellent savings on a new bike (up to 42%) in partnership with Halfords.

Free Flu jab

Free annual flu jab through our Pharmacies

Rewarding long service 

We invite our long servers to an annual dinner every year to recognise their contribution to our Co-op. Colleagues who've worked for us for 25 years are presented with their choice of £350 co-op vouchers or a premium engraved watch.

In addition, colleagues who leave our co-op after 20 years’ service receive a £10 co-op voucher for every year of service.

Paid membership for relevant professional associations

We'll cover the cost of membership of a professional assocation if its required or relevant for your role.

Childcare vouchers

Save tax free for childcare.

Food

10% off

Subway

10% off at East of England Co-op franchises only

Electrical goods

10% off

HL Perfitt

10% off memorial stonemasonry, stone and slate house signs, and granite kitchen worktops

Pharmacy

10% off over the counter goods

Optical

10% off depending on the products and services you buy

Hearing care services

10% off

Independent living aids

10% off from our pharmacy stores

Wedding venue hire

10% off Hire costs of Wherstead Park

Holiday lettings

10% off Bookings of four nights or more during off-peak season at our Snail Mail and Pigeon Hole apartments in Aldeburgh

Travel

5% off some elements of your booking, check with your Travel Advisor

Secure Response Services

First six months monitoring (CCTV or Alarm) for FREE.

Then a 10% discount on monthly monitoring fee. Monitoring and internal services costs will now be eligible for dividend. For colleagues with existing policies, we will backdate free monitoring and dividend for six months.

Funeral services

Professional fees capped at £500.

Discount applies to colleague's immediate family only.

Colleague discount is not applicable on the the following items: Cigarettes and tobacco products, baby milk, forecourts, fuel, gift vouchers, lottery tickets and scratch cards, PayPoint transactions, postage stamps, prescriptions and savings stamps

 

 

   

The Original Factory Shop

15% off at East of England Co-op store at Leiston only

M&Co

15% off at East of England Co-op stores at Felixstowe, Stanway and Halstead

Kerseys Solicitors

15% discount on residential conveyancing, wills and all other legal services.

Ellisons Solicitors

A free half hour consultation with the family department. Discount on Residential Conveyancing and £50 voucher for first time buyers

Ellisons Solicitors

15% off Wills, Probate and LPAs

Anglia Home Furnishings

15% off