Colleague Benefits

We treat everyone like part of the family

We’re all about raising smiles, spreading happiness and making dreams come true. The Timpson Group is widely recognised as one of the best places to work in the UK, and we’ve won awards in recognition of how well we treat our amazing colleagues.

Bonuses & Discounts

  • Weekly bonus scheme for all shop colleagues, based on the weekly branch turnover. 
  • Annual bonus scheme for all colleagues working in Timpson House, warehouses, workshops and other areas outside of our shops. 
  • Colleague discount of up to 90% OFF at Timpson, Max Spielmann and our other brands.
  • Friends & family discount of up to 25% off!

Holidays & Celebrations


  • FREE holiday homes for colleagues and their families throughout the UK. 
  • Extra day off for birthdays – and a free bottle of bubbly for your 18th, 21st, 30th or other big birthdays!
  • £100 bonus for getting married, plus an extra week off for your honeymoon and use of our company limousine as your wedding car.  
  • Extra day off for your child’s first-ever day at school.
  • £25 gift vouchers for expectant mums and new parents, to spend on maternity clothes and Mothercare products

Rewards & Prizes


  • Weekly £1000 lottery open to all of our colleagues – no matter which department they work in!
  • Timpson scratch cards containing instant cash prizes are regularly awarded to our most amazing colleagues.
  • Cash rewards for great ideas that help improve the business. 
  • £200 reward if you recommend a friend and we hire them.

Dreams Come True

Our Dreams Come True scheme encourages colleagues to contact James and ask him to literally make their dream come true. 

To date, we have been pleased to help thousands of our colleagues achieve something they never thought possible. 

We have paid for colleagues to be reunited with family members abroad, major dental work, driving lessons, funeral expenses and dream weddings in Las Vegas. We even paid for one superfan colleague and his family to visit Graceland, the home of Elvis Presley.

Financial Support


  • A hardship fund is available for those in financial trouble. This is an interest-free crisis loan to help colleagues in an emergency.
  • Charitable matching – if you’re doing a fundraising activity, we’ll match any funds you raise up to £250.
  • £250 towards driving lessons for colleagues who have worked for us longer than 1 year.
  • Mortgage application support by confirming your total earnings to your lender.

Health & Wellbeing

  • Confidential counselling with an experienced mental health professional.
  • £100 bonus for colleagues that successfully give up smoking/vaping for at least 6 months. 
  • Pet bereavement day off when a colleague loses a beloved pet.
  • Access to private medical care in certain circumstances.
  • Free flu jabs for all colleagues.
  • Doctor home visits can be arranged for colleagues who are sick.
  • Free 24-hour access to an independent counselling helpline, for issues with family, debt, drugs and more. 
  • Discounted legal advice on wills, accidents, personal injury and more.

Everyday Benefits


  • Timpson Group welcome pack for all new starters at the business.
  • Bring A Parent To Work Day – a great opportunity to show off your fantastic workplace!
  • Fun social events throughout the year, including summer barbecues, company football matches, and even a Christmas pantomime!
  • Ongoing skills training that can help increase your weekly bonus.
  • Up to £200 bonus for successfully training apprentices in your shop.

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