So that’s a little bit about us. But what would joining UK Mail do for you? It’s all very well us telling you what a great place UK Mail is to work but we appreciate you wouldn’t be human if you weren’t just a little inquisative about the pay and benefits....
As well as offering competitive salaries at all levels and in every area of the business, we also offer a comprehensive benefits package designed to help you make more of your money, safeguard your future and enhance your health and wellbeing.
Key benefits include:
Staff working in a sales environment are often entitled to earn commission. The level paid is determined by job role and is communicated in advance of your appointment.
This operates as a contributory stakeholder compliant scheme which staff will receive more details on following completion of three months’ service
All employees are immediately eligible for death in service benefits which equates to a minimum of one times your annual salary.
All employees have access to a comprehensive voluntary benefits package which includes various insurance options such as income protection and critical illness as well as lifestyle choices such as shopping, travel and leisure discounts.
Having completed three months service employees become eligible to join the Sharesave scheme. This enables company shares to be purchased at a discounted rate by saving a set amount of money each month over a fixed time period.
Company healthcare scheme:
Some employees are eligible to enrol in the company’s private healthcare scheme. The cost of cover is met by UK Mail and acts as a taxable benefit. Cover can also be extended to your family at an additional minor personal cost.
All staff can subscribe to the Paycare Healthcare Cashplan through which deductions are made via payroll for a cash benefit to help with medical bills. Subscribers to the scheme enjoy 100% refunds on all treatments up to an agreed annual limit across a diversity of medical bills including optical, dental, hospital, specialist consultations, professional therapy and health screening.
Eligible employees can make significant savings on childcare costs via this scheme which allows you to purchase vouchers tax-free through direct deductions from your salary. They are widely accepted throughout the UK in a variety of childcare establishments.
Long service awards:
We value loyalty which is why we recognise and reward individuals’ commitment to the company. Longstanding employees are awarded with a choice of gift from an online catalogue featuring hundreds of products, on the achievement of certain set milestones.
Free eye care:
Vouchers are available to contribute towards the cost of employee eye tests for staff that use a pc as part of their day to day duties.
UK Mail offers a comprehensive holiday entitlement which can increase with service up to a maximum of 25 days per year for a full time employee.
Some employees are expected to wear corporate clothing when undertaking their day-to-day duties. Where issued, this is done so free of charge to the individual and replaced as and when necessary.
All employees can ring the BUPA Healthline for free and confidential advice from BUPA nurses providing up-to-date and accurate information on a range of medical conditions as well as giving guidance and support on health issues such as smoking and weight loss.
All employees can choose to set up a regular donation to their preferred charity via the payroll on a monthly basis. This is a tax efficient way of ensuring that your local Scout Hut or a multinational charity, such as Oxfam, benefits the most from your donation.
Company sick pay:
Employees are entitled to be paid full salary in the event of being off sick provided they produce the relevant documentation. The number of weeks depends on an employee’s length of service and starts to accrue from six months onwards.
Tax Efficient Benefits:
Mobile Workers such as HGV drivers working away from base can sacrifice salary to claim a tax allowance towards the cost of meals.
A great selection of discounts are available to UK Mail staff for grocery shopping, days out, holidays, vehicle servicing and breakdown cover.
So the question shouldn’t really be, why join UK Mail? It should be why wouldn’t you?!