Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Online retailer of luxury home ware
  • Year established:
  • Website:
  • Contact
    • Unit 4, Concord Farm, School Road , Rayne, Essex, CM77 6SP

About Amara Living Ltd

Amara are an online retailer specialising in luxury gifts, designer homeware, lighting and contemporary furniture.

Since its launch in 2005 by husband and wife team Andrew and Sam Hood, the retailer now offers nearly 35,000 products on its website and has dedicated websites for the French, German, US, Australian, New Zealand, UAE and Irish markets.

The company’s core values are centred around being passionate, aspirational, innovative, creative and versatile. As a workforce, Amara put a lot of focus into supporting each other as a team, caring about the local community and environment, and being honest, transparent and respectful.

Flexible working, tiered holiday allowances, a trusting environment that allows parents to leave work for important appointments and an open door policy from senior management are all things staff at Amara can expect to enjoy.

What is it like to work for Amara Living Ltd

Amara offer private healthcare to all employees once they’ve passed their probation - this includes 24-hour access to a confidential hotline on which they can talk to someone about any issue they have, work-related or non-work related.
My Team
My Team
The Wellbeing 100 programme consists of a variety of activities and events for employees to participate in, such as the Virgin Pulse Global Challenge and workshops on mental health, mindfulness, nutrition and yoga.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
Amara raised £13,000 for a range of charities and good causes last year, organising sample sales, gift appeals, raffles, coffee mornings, watt bike challenges and a host of other charitable activities.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here


  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Gym

    companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Companies offering private health insurance for all employees

  • Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:


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  • Male : Female:

    23% / 77%

  • Earning £35,000+:


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