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Rewards and Benefits

We believe in a world that’s good for everyone. So it’s only natural we should want to share out the rewards around the business. After all, it’s this pioneering co-operative approach the business was founded on way back in 1844. That means as a graduate, you’ll enjoy a highly attractive salary and a great benefits package too, including:

  • Starting salary of £24,000
  • 27 days’ annual holiday, plus nine bank and public holidays
  • Salary increase for meeting objectives
  • An award-winning pension scheme
  • Free life assurance
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Discounted membership of BUPA and Virgin Active
  • An interest-free travel season ticket loan
  • The chance to become a member of The Co-operative Group, which lets you have a say in how the business is run, and also gives you access to a special employee member dividend and a range of exclusive offers
  • An employee discount card entitling you to up to 30% off a wide range of our own goods and services
  • Membership of our Manchester complex sports and social club - giving you access to our newly refurbished gym, as well as discounts on theatre and concert tickets, and on UK and overseas trips
  • The Printworks Card, giving you discounted rates in bars and restaurants in central Manchester
  • An Employee Assistance programme providing unlimited, free access to a confidential telephone advice and counselling service, for all employees and their families
  • Free independent financial advice on anything from coping with student loan payments to taking out your first mortgage