Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Retail consumer co-operative
  • Year established:
    1861
  • Website:
    http://www.lincolnshire.coop
  • UK locations:
    National
  • Contact
    • Stanley Bett House, 15/23 Tentercroft Street, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN5 7DB

About Lincolnshire Co-operative


What is it like to work for Lincolnshire Co-operative

Wellbeing
Wellbeing

The employee well being team and pharmacy division have linked up to offer all staff a free health check by a trained pharmacist. In 15 minutes, the pharmacist carries out a variety of key tests including blood sugar, blood pressure, cholesterol monitoring, body mass index assessment and general health advice thus covering all the types of test offered at a well man/woman clinic within the NHS. These tests can help identify serious conditions like diabetes and high blood pressure.

My Team
My Team

The Society invested nearly £15,000 in the employee association. During this time there were approximately 1000 employee association members. This cost includes the annual dinner which is heavily subsidised by the Society with half of the venue amount being paid as well as all transport costs. This is a total of approx £11000 per year for the annual dinner only. The employee association is run by its employees. As well as the annual dinner, events include darts competition, pub quizzes, trips to Dublin, pantomimes, strictly come dancing live tour, pub concerts, X factor tour, family days to Drayton Manor Park etc. and many more.

Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back

Lincolnshire is a co-operative business, owned and run democratically by its members (including their employees), operating convenience stores, pharmacies, post offices etc. which puts them right at the heart of the local community. They have a team of 8 people dedicated to working with their members and the local community which enables them to work with hundreds of charities and community groups each year and they’re in the process of recruiting for a new role in each of their food stores to work closer with the local community and to help charities.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here

Benefits:

  • Women
    Women

    At least 33% of senior managers are women

  • Gym
    Gym

    On-site gym or subsidised gym memberships

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    10% of staff undertake charitable activities during business hours

  • Childcare
    Childcare

    On-site nursery or vouchers

  • Pensions
    Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary or non-contributory pension scheme

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    17%

  • Graduate Vacancy Locations:

    2.00

  • Sites:

    200

  • UK sites:

    200

  • Male : Female:

    26% / 74%

  • Staff:

    2687

  • Earning £35,000+:

    3%

  • Average Age:

    41

  • Under 35 to Over 55 Ratio:

    No employees under 35

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