Quick facts

About Kellogg's UK Head Office

THERE'S PLENTY OF snap crackle and pop at Kellogg's head office and it's not just because staff get free Rice Krispies for breakfast. Employees have a lot of pride in working for a company which makes cereals that are eaten by 80% of UK households, earning the firm an 84% positive score in our survey.

Staff love working for Kellogg (77%), which they think is run on strong values (78%). They have fun with colleagues who care a lot about each other (77% and 79%) and say their health is not suffering because of their job (78%).

The company, based in Manchester, comes seventh for staff being happy about their pay and benefits, winning a 72% positive score, and it ranks 11th overall in our Fair Deal category.

Almost one in four of the 632 staff has given 10 or more years of their working life to the company. It's not hard to see why employees don't want to leave. In addition to good pay (60% of the head office workforce earns more than £35,000 a year) there is a bonus scheme, a generous pension and share ownership plans.

Outstanding performance is recognised through a number of awards which include prizes of up to £200 in the form of store vouchers, theatre tickets, champagne, dinner for two or an extra day's holiday. Financial awards can also be made to staff that have gone beyond the call of duty and can be worth up to 10% of their base salary.

Events such as bowling, go-karting and team dinners at up to £35 per head are organised to show appreciation for a job well done. As well as regularly acknowledging good work, managers share important knowledge and information with staff (both 72%).

Every employee has an individual development plan which focuses on providing opportunities that are relevant to them. Staff find the experience they gain in their job is valuable for their future (77%) and 111 senior managers promoted from within the organisation are testament to that.

Kellogg's benefit system can be tailored to suit each employee and includes childcare vouchers, a cycle-to-work scheme, life insurance, discounts when shopping in high street stores and the opportunity to buy and sell holiday.

The annual Christmas party, which is free to employees and heavily subsided for their partners, is a highlight of the calendar.

What is it like to work for Kellogg's UK Head Office

My Team
My Team
There are regular events organised by the new Sports and Social Committee to promote a fun environment, including a Sports Day in the summer when teams from each department compete against each other; Christmas Pudding classes where staff can learn how to make a traditional pudding; children’s carol concert with Father Christmas; a fun talent competition and subsidised outings such as ice skating, concerts and sports events. Kellogg run a variety of team building events and has run over 20 in the last year. Each event is designed to meet the specific needs of a team and has a clear set of objectives. The team has participated in a variety of exercises using tools such as MBTI to understand each other better, feedback exercises to encourage open and honest feedback and exercises to agree and improve ways of working. All of these sessions have been highly participative and have had a fun element to them.
My Company
My Company
Kellogg’s recognises that it’s the passion and dedication of their employees that helps to drive the success of the company forward. They have a globally recognised Kellogg Values Award which provides employees within the organisation an opportunity to nominate peers and colleagues who consistently model the Kellogg Values. Each nominated employee is awarded a certificate of nomination with each of the local country winners being put forward for the Global Kellogg Values award. The winner of the Global Kellogg Values award is offered an all-expense paid trip to the US, including dinner with the Kellogg’s Global Leadership Team.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Kellogg’s offers employees a range of choices to create an individual work life balance that works for them. These include part-time working, flexible working hours for all employees, career breaks, home working and flexible benefits. Kellogg’s understands all employees are different and have different personal commitments and aspirations which is why they operate a benefit system called ‘CornFlex’. CornFlex can be tailored by each employee to suit their needs and includes a range of benefits such as: childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme, life insurance, discount on high street stores and the opportunity to buy and sell holidays. Kellogg’s believes that creating an environment where work and life commitments can be properly balanced is vital to its success. They continuously monitor the market to ensure the company remains a leader in employee benefits, setting the standards for others to follow.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here


  • Shares

    Companies where employees are offered share options

  • Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 25 days annual leave

  • Gym

    On-site gym or subsidised gym memberships

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    10% of staff undertake charitable activities during business hours

  • Childcare

    On-site nursery or vouchers

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    40% of employees with more than 5 years' service

  • Maternity

    At least 10 weeks' leave on full pay

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Full family cover

Company Statistics

  • Annual Sales:

    £627.902 million

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  • Staff Turnover:


  • Male : Female:

    45% / 55%

  • Earning £35,000+:


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  • Graduate Vacancy Locations:

    Sales, Finance


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