Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Health, Home and Beauty retailer
  • Year established:
    1988
  • Website:
    http://www.savers.co.uk
  • Contact
    • Unit 1 Prologis Park, Arensen Way, Dunstable, Beds, LU5 4RZ

About Savers Health and Beauty

Established in Durham in 1988, Savers are a leading retailer of health, home and beauty products, with more than 400 stores now open across the UK.

Today, the company has grown to employ over 3,000 staff, who share the business’s aim of becoming the best health, beauty and home retailer in the UK.

At the heart of Savers are the core values that encourage all members of staff to embrace teamwork, innovation, passion, commitment and science, in order to help the company meet its objectives.

The retailer provides an engaging work environment to employees with a range of initiatives, from online learning tools and regular fundraising activities through to an employee assistance programme that offers counselling and free debt management advice.

Savers are led by Managing Director Doug Winchester, who aims to understand every working aspect of each store’s operations and create a family feel in the organisation.


What is it like to work for Savers Health and Beauty

Leadership
Leadership
The company operates by a flat structure, with even directors getting involved in the day-to-day running of stores. Decisions are made as a team and new ideas are trialled to ensure that all staff members have a chance to offer feedback.
My Manager
My Manager
The company runs a scheme called Drive, an eight-month development programme aimed at fast-tracking store managers into broader regional roles. Similarly, their Empower scheme helps assistant managers become store managers through seven monthly workshops, while the Step Up programme provides supervisors with the training they need to advance.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Staff are rewarded for great performance and customer services with incentives such as holidays, designer handbags, and theatre and concert tickets. Every store has a good chance of winning, as these rewards are not just based on sales, but also participation and growth.

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Benefits:

  • Holidays
    Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 26 days annual leave to all employees

  • Gym
    Gym

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

Company Statistics

  • Earning £35,000+:

    1%

  • Male : Female:

    26% / 74%

  • Average Age:

    32

  • Staff Turnover:

    39%

  • UK sites:

    422

  • Staff:

    4567

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