Our Benefits

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Join us and you’ll soon become part of the Checkatrade culture – where people matter. We know that a competitive salary and variable pay is important to you, but we also want to enrich your employee experience. So we offer a number of additional benefits that encompass what we are all about: family-friendly, health & wellbeing and personal & professional growth.

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  • Gym memberships

    Gym memberships

    If you like to work out, you can get fit with us. Our gym membership is a taxable benefit which means it’s so low cost, you’ll barely notice it - so make the most of it!

  • Charity Leave

    Charity Leave

    How does one week every year to support a cause close to you in addition to your annual leave sound? Too good to be true? Trust us, it isn't. Once you’ve passed probation, you can join employees who have volunteered at a wide range of charities.

  • Smart tech

    Smart tech

    Can’t live without a Kindle? Need the latest iPad? Once you’ve passed probation, our Smart tech schemes let you get the gadgets you want whilst spreading the payments interest free for up to 24 months (depending on how long you’ve worked with us.)

  • Pension

    Pension

    We put in, you put in. You can put in more if you want to, and you’ll be able to get free pension advice every year from our pension partner - perfect for those future retirement plans.

  • Life assurance

    Life assurance

    Financial support and peace of mind for your family/next of kin/nominated beneficiary of up to 4 x your salary if you pass away whilst working with us.

  • Up to 29 days holiday + Bank Holidays

    Up to 29 days holiday + Bank Holidays

    Depending on your role, you’ll receive between 23 and 29 days holiday every year, with Bank Holidays on top. Don’t forget to pack your passport!

  • Wellness cash plan

    Wellness cash plan

    Work with us and you’ll be entitled to healthcare cover paid for by the business as a taxable benefit. Available after probation, our provider WPA allows you to claim back money on opticians, dentists and hospital stays so you can keep your health in check.

  • Charity fundraising

    Charity fundraising

    Wear your pyjamas for Comic Relief or get your bake on for the Macmillan coffee morning. We like to support many national charity events and we also have an employee chosen charity of the year.

  • Free mortgage advice

    Free mortgage advice

    We partner with Whiteleaf who offer free mortgage advice to all our employees. So if you’re saving for a house or are thinking of moving, speak to the experts first.

  • Company parties and events

    Company parties and events

    Last one standing on the dancefloor? So are we! We’ve got party shoes for Christmas do’s to Company Briefings because we all love a good event.

  • Discounts and cashback

    Discounts and cashback

    You’ll get access to hundreds of discounts on gadgets and gizmos, special offers and vouchers and you can claim cashback too.

  • Payroll giving

    Payroll giving

    Make a regular donation to your chosen charity through your gross salary. A great monthly deed with zero hassle, and being a pre-tax deduction, the charity will benefit even more from your contribution.

  • Study leave

    Study leave

    Lifelong learning is important to us. That’s why we offer two paid days off every academic year if you’re working towards a work-related qualification. Whether you’re preparing for an exam or have an assignment deadline, take the time to gain the best professional qualification you can.

  • Recommend a friend and get £250

    Recommend a friend and get £250

    If you know someone who’s right for a Checkatrade role, you can recommend them. If they’re successful in securing a position with us, you’ll get £250 in your pocket to save or spend - once they’ve completed their probation.

  • Boiler discount

    Boiler discount

    If your boiler breaks, you won’t be broke. You can get up to £600 off a new one with our employee discount.

  • Flexi time

    Flexi time

    Early bird catches the worm, right? Not always. We know that some of you are night owls, so we offer the flexibility for you to work the working day around you.

    Once you’ve passed probation, you can flex your working week. Where business needs allow, you can add to your working day and build up flexi time. This means doing a little extra here and there could add up to a maximum of one flexi day a month, capped at five days for the year.

  • Cycle to Work Scheme

    Cycle to Work Scheme

    If you fancy getting to work the healthy way, once you’ve passed probation we’ll help you buy a bike, tax free, and you can even spread the payments over 12 months.

  • Enhanced holiday entitlement

    Enhanced holiday entitlement

    You can earn up to an extra three days off once you’ve worked for us for three years. That long weekend away is in sight!

  • Free food

    Free food

    We know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day - so help yourself to cereal, porridge and muesli and if you need an elevenses, pick a piece of fruit - delivered on Mondays and Wednesdays.

  • Free tea, coffee and hot chocolate

    Free tea, coffee and hot chocolate

    Unlimited hot drinks and water are available to all. We’ve got well-stocked tea points with everything you need to stay hydrated.

  • Smart casual dress code

    Smart casual dress code

    No stuffy suits here - we want you to wear what you’re comfortable to work in. But leave the saggy baggy boots at home!

  • Dress down Fridays

    Dress down Fridays

    Jeans, trainers and jumpers are on the Friday dress code. Big hair optional.