Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Direct Book Sales
  • Year established:
    1988
  • Website:
    http://www.thebookpeople.co.uk
  • UK locations:
    National
  • Contact
    • Catteshall Manor, Catteshall Lane, Godalming, Surrey, GU7 1UU

About The Book People


What is it like to work for The Book People

Wellbeing
Wellbeing
The Book People’s HR Department facilitate a Wellbeing Week' where the company encourages people to get involved in site activities to raise awareness of wellbeing matters. Past events have included dancing, yoga, healthy food options, massage and facials, a 'walks and talks' challenge with pedometers to measure the walkers who achieved the most miles throughout the week. The company have also funded Weight Watchers type programmes in-house to encourage healthy eating.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
The Book People offer employees recycling opportunities and a cycle to work scheme.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
The Book People award those who are nominated by any colleague for having made a difference or going above and beyond. The organisation give £50 in vouchers; this is usually presented to the individual at one of the company’s events. The Book People have also introduced a certificate of achievement to support this award.

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Benefits:

  • Women
    Women

    At least 33% of senior managers are women

  • Holidays
    Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 25 days annual leave

  • Gym
    Gym

    On-site gym or subsidised gym memberships

  • Childcare
    Childcare

    On-site nursery or vouchers

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    40% of employees with more than 5 years' service

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Full family cover

Company Statistics

  • Earning £35,000+:

    10%

  • Staff Turnover:

    41%

  • Average Age:

    42

  • Staff:

    460

  • UK sites:

    5

  • Male : Female:

    58% / 42%

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