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Your Benefits

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Working at Greggs means you are part of the UK’s biggest bakery retailer. We are pleased to be able to offer a wide range of competitive benefits to our employees from long service and share incentive schemes to childcare vouchers and health cash plans. There is something for everyone.

If you have any questions about Your Benefits, or would like to find out more, please contact your local People Team.


Staff Discount


Our Greggs Employee Staff Discount Scheme is very generous, offering you up to 50% off our bakery produced goods and 25% off bought-in products and products outside of our standard range.


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Your holiday entitlement starts with 21 days, in addition to bank holidays,which increases with service up to a maximum of 30 days after 25 years’ service.




Long Service Awards


We value loyalty which is why we express our appreciation to longstanding employees by rewarding them with milestone gift awards and service recognition events.



A Share of Our Profits

After 6 months service you may be eligible for our profit share scheme where the company distributes 10% of its profits and allows you to share in the success of the business.




Share Save Scheme

We offer share save schemes so you are able to buy discounted Greggs shares by saving a set amount of money over a fixed time to have an even bigger share of our profits.

For more information, contact YBS Share Plans on 0345 1 200300


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Life Assurance

You will receive free life assurance after 1 years continuous service.  This is a death in service benefit which provides a lump sum payment equal to one and a half years’ salary. 




Pension Scheme


The Greggs Pension Scheme is a great way to save for your retirement and a valuable staff benefit. As well as the contributions you make to the scheme, Greggs will also contribute and you will receive tax relief from the Government into your pension fund.

When you join Greggs you may be automatically enrolled into our pension scheme after being employed for three months. This will depend on your age and earnings. However if you do not meet the criteria or wish to join during your first 3 months you can do by opting in to the Scheme by contacting Legal & General on 0345 0264684.

Not only is your pension contribution free of tax and national insurance, Greggs will also contribute up to 3% of your salary into your pension fund.

For further details on the Greggs Pension Scheme please contact your local People Team or log on to http://www.legalandgeneral.com/greggspension




Health Cash Plans

As an employee of Greggs you are eligible to apply for a simply health cash plan for your everyday healthcare appointments where we can arrange for deductions to be made from your salary.


Through the Cash Plan you’ll be able to claim money back, up to an agreed annual limit, towards the cost of check ups and treatment for you and your family including dental check ups, eye tests and physiotherapy. 


For further details about the scheme please contact Simplyhealth Customer Services on 0800 980 7890.


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Employee Assistance Programme


You have access to our free and confidential employee assistance programme, giving you face to face or freephone support providing advice on anything from health and money matters to family and work issues.


This programme is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


The helpline number to contact is: 0800 048 2702


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Payroll Giving

You can choose to set up a regular donation to your preferred charity through our Payroll Giving Scheme.

Payroll Giving is a tax efficient way to given money to a UK based charity of your choice, directly from your pay before tax is deducted.  Not only is your donation free of tax, the Greggs Foundation will also match your donation where your chosen charity meets the Foundation criteria.

For further details on how to apply for Payroll Giving please contact your local People Team.

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