Colleagues have access to hundreds of modules of free training through MyLearning. As well as job-related training there are lots of courses from communication to cooking to mental well-being all at your fingertips.
Compass has developed a set of pathways for everyone in the Compass family - from frontline teams such as cleaning and culinary through to our central functions and support staff. Our Career Pathways offer you a variety of development options whether you want to: ‘Move Up’, ‘Move Across’ or ‘Master your Craft’.
Flexible working culture
Compass understands how important flexibility is to help support our colleague’s lifestyles. All colleagues are entitled to request flexible working to help balance their home and work life.
Additional leave purchase
Compass is committed to supporting our colleagues work-life balance and acknowledges that some colleagues may wish to take more than their standard contractual annual leave entitlement. Additional Leave Purchase gives colleagues the opportunity to purchase additional holiday, up to a maximum of ten days (for full-time colleagues).
*subject to qualifying conditions and eligibility.
Be A Star
Rolling out the red carpet to recognise our teams! Recognising our people isn't something 'extra' to do. It's the natural and the right thing to do.
- Anyone can nominate another colleague
- Winners receive £250
- Winners and their nominator are invited to a special 'lunch on us' event
- One overall winner will receive £10,000 at the end of the year
Long service awards
Colleagues are recognised for reaching milestone years for their loyalty and commitment to the Compass Group. Recognitions are marked every 5 years.
You matter -We aim to promote and support the mental health and wellbeing of our colleagues. We want to create positive working environments, a culture of openness and acceptance, encourage colleagues to look out for each other’s mental health as well as their own and the time to talk ensuring that managers and colleagues know where to go for support in dealing with mental health issues. For more information including who your Reps & Ambassadors are, Resources and Webcasts please speak to your line manager.
Employee Assistance Programme
Our EAP provides you with a wide range of advice and support on personal and work-related situations that you may need some help or guidance to work through. Colleagues can contact experienced, professional counsellors for free confidential and impartial support 24 /7, 365 days a year if they would like to discuss any issue.
Gym and health club discounts
Compass has partnered with PureGym and Nuffield Health Club to offer our colleagues exclusive membership discounts to support your physical wellbeing. Please visit Perks at Work Exclusives for more information.
Community online academy
The Community Online Academy is a free wellbeing resource offered by Perks at Work. You can join in on interactive classes (kids and adults) via Zoom with top quality instructors. From physical to emotional wellbeing, the Community Online Academy is here to help you stay healthy, curious and connected.”
Compass offers a discounted health cash plan that provides cash back on a wide range of medical treatments. With a small monthly payment, it is a simple, affordable way to cover healthcare costs for you and your family.
Cover includes but is not limited to:
- Dental treatment and or injury
- Optical costs including contact lenses
- Consultant appointment
Nourished Life is our dedicated website that focuses on several key areas including food and nutrition, lifestyle, sleep, recipes and direct interaction with Compass health and nutrition experts. You can find expert information on allergens and nutrients, key advice on the importance of sleeping well and over 100 different recipes specifically designed to make at home.
Financial wellbeing programme
Money is often a difficult topic to talk about with others. Compass have partnered with HSBC UK to deliver a financial wellbeing programme that offers:
- Financial wellbeing webinars
- Confidential 1:1 financial health check
- A financial fitness hub
No matter what stage of life you're at, this programme is designed to empower you to take control of your finances now and for the future.
Saving for our future is important to our financial wellbeing. We have partnered with NEST to provide our pension’s auto-enrolment scheme. Contributions start at 3% employer and 5% colleague, but you can contribute more if you wish.
Compass colleagues also have the option to join an occupational Money Purchase Pension Scheme called CRISP (Compass Retirement Income Savings Plan) which is administered by Aviva. Depending on your business area there may be other schemes available.
*subject to qualifying conditions and eligibility
We recognise that having provision for your loved ones in unfortunate unforeseen circumstances is important. We therefore offer a Death in Service benefit for colleagues with over one year’s service.
Sharebuy is a flexible, tax-efficient way to invest money from your monthly salary to buy shares in Compass. Colleagues can join the scheme after six months service with Compass, by choosing to invest a fixed amount of your gross salary (before tax & NI) or a lump sum up to a maximum of 10% of your salary.
*subject to qualifying conditions and eligibility
From babies with love
To support new parents Compass has partnered with Babies with Love to provide a gift from a selection of beautiful, ethical baby gifts and clothes. Babies with Love is a wonderful charity whose profits go to helping under-privileged children all over the world. All parents – mothers, fathers, same-sex partners, and adoptive parents – are eligible to receive a gift when their child arrives.
Refer a friend scheme
Our Refer a Friend scheme is a great opportunity for existing colleagues to shout about what a great company Compass is and recommend the company to your family and friends. Colleagues can earn from £200 to £500 for a successful referral who has been employed with the business for a period of 6 months.
Display screen eye test
Compass will provide an eye examination voucher for those requiring a Display Screen Eye Test. If spectacles are required for DSE then Compass will also contribute to the cost of basic spectacles.
Compass has teamed up with Vodafone to offer our colleagues exclusive discounts on a variety of Vodafone’s products.
Vauxhall car scheme
We have partnered with Vauxhall to provide our Car Saving Scheme. The scheme offers you exclusive access to boosted discounts on a range of brand-new Vauxhall vehicles. You can also nominate three family or friends per year.
Discounted UK stays & The Venues Collection
Thinking of a staycation? Colleagues can access exclusive offers at five different locations across the UK. This offer includes bed and breakfast (dinner at some locations).
The Venues Collection provides a selection of diverse event spaces to meet your objectives and support your event goals at a discounted rate.