The Carphone Warehouse
The Carphone Warehouse is the largest independent mobile retailer in Europe with over 7,000,000 units sold annually. With 20% market share and 6% year on year growth, we're one of the most well known success stories in British retail. Training & Development At CPW, your personal and professional development will be given the highest priority, whatever your role and at whatever level you join us. With our 'can do' philosophy, our aim will be to give you the on-the-job learning that will allow you to optimise your unique talents, grow your career and flourish within a stimulating culture. Your specific training will depend on the area in which you join CPW. Rewards & Benefits Every Carphone Warehouse colleague makes a valued contribution to our business and to show how much we appreciate this, we've put together one of the best, most comprehensive Rewards and Benefits packages around. On top of the competitive salary, you'll enjoy benefits that will definitely enhance your finances and lifestyle. Birthday Holiday We're sure that you will agree that there are better things to do on your birthday than come to work, so since 1st April 2005 all employees have been entitled to an additional day off for their birthday. Holidays 23 days' holiday increasing with length of service Life Assurance All employees are included in the company's Life Cover plan from your first day at work. In the event of your death, a payment of three times your basic salary will be paid to your nominated beneficiaries. The Income Protection Scheme is currently provided by Norwich Union. Private Healthcare The company operates a Private Healthcare Scheme. Everyone is entitled to join the scheme upon completition of their probationay period, subject to a nominal contribution to the cost of the benefit. The Health Care Scheme is currently provided by BUPA). Income Protection Scheme Everyone is included in the company Income Protection Scheme after completition of their probationay period. The Scheme is designed to give you long term financial security should you become incapacitated and no longer able to work due to accident or illness. The Income Protection Scheme is currently provided by- Canada Life previously known as Royal & Sun Alliance Stakeholder Pension Scheme It might seem a long way off right now, but when the time comes you'll be glad you provided for your retirement. All employees are eligible to join this pension after 3 months service, and although CPW does not contribute, you have the ability to contribute through payroll deduction to a personal plan with low fund management charges. Pension Plan Any employee of Management Level or above are entitled to join the CPW Group Personal Pension Plan upon completition of their probationay period and benefit from a company contribution, together with the ability to contribute monthly through payroll deduction. This plan offers a wide investment choice where most funds have a low fund management charge along with access to external funds with a slightly higher fund management charge.