Quick facts
  • Year established:
    2006
  • Website:
    http://www.viovet.co.uk
  • Contact
    • VioVet Ltd, Global House, 53 Bilton Way, Luton, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom, LU1 1UU

About VioVet

VioVet Ltd offers a variety of pet and horse supplies, including prescription and non-prescription medications, food, toys and equipment. They stock many of the leading market brands, as well as their own-branded products and supplements. This is all offered at considerable savings to the customer who can expect to receive excellent value for money and an efficient, professional service whenever they contact them.

VioVet started small. During 2006 the law changed enabling prescription animal medication to be sold online and 16-year-old Luke Cousins, the son of a successful vet and vet nurse took on the challenge of building VioVet.

Over ten years later and now being majority owned by the Canadian firm Fairfax Financial Holdings, they now have over one million customers. VioVet's mission is to be the 'Best Online Pet Retailer in Europe for their customers, their suppliers and their employees'.

At VioVet, you are not just starting a job, you are starting a career. People are their biggest asset and their vibrant and engaging culture is their biggest differentiator.

They ensure that they create a happy, stimulating and challenging environment for all employees to thrive in so that they can be the best version of themselves. VioVet empower each and every one of their VioVet-ers by treating them like individuals and offering great benefits, such as fair pay. They believe that when organisations show care towards their people, their people apply that level of care to their customers.


What is it like to work for VioVet

Leadership
Leadership
VioVet leaders don't have offices and choose to sit amongst the employees. They are very open to feedback and encourage people to have open and honest conversations with them.
Wellbeing
Wellbeing
VioVet allow dogs in the office. This massively reduces stress as people take time to play with them, and take them for walks. 
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
VioVet reward Warehouse Operatives based on an efficiency measurement. They measure this based on multiple different factors in their role, and the overall score is marked 0-10. For anyone who scores 8 or more over the month, they receive 10% of their basic monthly salary as a bonus.

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Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Companies offering private health insurance for all employees

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Profit Related Payment
    Profit Related Payment

    Companies offering profit related pay to all employees

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    1

  • Earning £35,000+:

    26%

  • Average Age:

    34

  • Male : Female:

    55% / 45%

  • Staff:

    58

  • Staff Turnover:

    7%

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