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Perks & Benefits
Our ethos is that our employees are key to the Company's success; therefore, we believe that investing heavily in developing staff helps to achieve our Company Values. Explore the sections below to find out more...
HQ canteen provides subsidised food, internet facilities, a snack machine, papers, sofa area and free tea/coffee/squash.
Government scheme – allows employees to purchase a bicycle through Axminster and save up to 50% on the recommended retail price.
The duvet day policy allows you to take a single paid day off work, up to a maximum of two a year, without advance written notice. Employees are not required to state any reason for wanting to take a day off work.
Free Eye Tests
An employee who uses a display screen full time is entitled to a free eye test. Under some circumstances the company will contribute towards the cost of the lenses.
A benefit that entitles all staff to a selection of fruit, free of charge, every day.
Providing an employee qualifies and has caring responsibilities, they are entitled to request a flexible working arrangement, on a permanent basis, in terms of changes to hours, location and pattern to work, to enable them to care for a child or adult.
Green Travel Scheme
The Company provides a Green Travel Scheme whereby you can earn a yearly bonus through walking, running or cycling to work as well as car sharing; you also receive priority car parking spaces.
Gym Discount is available for all staff.
Each employee is entitled to 28 days holiday per year including all public/bank holidays. The company also awards extra holiday entitlement in respect of length of service which will increase to 31 days after 5 complete years of service.
Free on-site parking at our offices, warehouses and stores.
The company operates a Self Invested Personal Pension (SIPP) Scheme, known as the Axminster Tools (Axminster) scheme. All employees can join the scheme after completing their probationary period. The company also operates an auto enrolment scheme which will automatically enrol all eligible employees following completion of your 3-month probationary period.
Where a line manager feels that an employee has demonstrated any of our Company Values they can give a Shout! This could earn the employee a prize including 2 extra days holiday!
The company have many showers for staff to use at any time. This is great for employees who wish to cycle or run to and from work or indulge some exercise during their lunch hour.
After one year's service the Company may, at its absolute discretion, provide an additional benefit over and above any entitlement to Statutory Sick Pay for absence due to sickness. A maximum of 12 weeks' sickness pay is payable in any 12 month period.
Employees of Axminster Tools can receive discount upon company goods. We have also teamed up with some other companies whereby employees of Axminster can receive discount on their products or services.
Axminster is committed to improving employee's working lives and provides many initiatives to support them, such as free flu jabs, medical health check, an online portal with supporting guidance to health, a financial wellbeing scheme as well as a support to employees who wish to raise funds for charities.
Enhanced Compassionate Leave
In the event of the death of an immediate family relative or experience of pregnancy loss, in line with the Company's Wellbeing programme, all employees are entitled to 5 days paid compassionate leave.
Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay
Axminster Tools provides both enhanced Maternity and Paternity Leave exceeding the statutory provision, subject to the employee meeting eligibility conditions.
How to apply
- Click the "Learn More & Apply" button against any relevant job listing above and then click the "Apply Now" button to take you to our application form. An application form must be completed in order to be processed.
- Alternatively, making clear of the vacancy applied for, you may email your CV directly to firstname.lastname@example.org or post to:
Human Resources Department