Quick facts
  • What we do:
    experiences for own use and gifts
  • Year established:
    2000
  • Website:
    http://www.buyagift.com
  • Contact
    • Imperial Place, Maxwell Road, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, WD6 1JN

About Buyagift / Red Letter Days

Buyagift sell gifts and experiences such as days out, short breaks, spa retreats, flying lessons, track days, dining experiences and much more.

Their mission is to achieve fast and profitable growth by delighting their customers, providing significant volumes of incremental business to their suppliers and providing a fun and progressive working environment for their staff.

Based in Hertfordshire, the company hopes to reach a stage where there is never a reason for a customer to buy an experience from anyone else. To achieve this, they aim to have the best experience selection, at market-leading prices, sold through an industry leading e-commerce platform that is marketed through cutting edge e-marketing techniques.

With over 500,000 gifts sold each year, Buyagift deliver happy memories to thousands, but to them it is about more than just delivering happiness - it's about the Buyagift family they have built in their offices, and the close bonds they all have with their colleagues.


What is it like to work for Buyagift / Red Letter Days

Wellbeing
Wellbeing
Buyagift focus on improving staff wellbeing in a number of different ways, including Massage Fridays, wellbeing workshops, and the option for sit/stand desks to ensure employees remain active in the working day.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
Last year, Buyagift donated some £27,000 to various charitable causes. In addition to a focus on charity, the company aims to reduce its environmental impact by championing recycling schemes across the business.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
The organisation offers a ‘Superhero Award’, which is a monthly peer-nominated award in which recognition is given to employees who deserve it the most.

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Benefits:

  • Holidays
    Holidays

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  • Gym
    Gym

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  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

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  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    1

  • Staff:

    153

  • Staff Turnover:

    28%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    30%

  • Average Age:

    31

  • Male : Female:

    40% / 60%

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