& Benefits


27 days a year plus bank holidays and three days for Christmas closure.

Sabbatical scheme

Staff are able to take a nine-month unpaid sabbatical leave after five years’ continuous service.

Subsidised café

We have an on-site café which provides subsidised meals as well as a bookshop selling ethically sources goods.

Cycle to work scheme

We offer a cycle to work scheme which helps you save money on a new work bike and spread the cost of the bike over monthly tax-free instalments.

Annual Season Ticket Loan

We will provide with a loan of up to £7,500 to cover the cost of your season ticket repayable in 11 monthly instalments.

Private Health Insurance

If you are off work due to sickness for more than 52 continuous weeks you will be eligible, subject to requirements of the scheme, to sick pay.

Employee Assistance Programme

Quakers offers access to an independent, confidential employee assistance programme, which is available 24 hours a day.


Medicash provides a range of positive healthcare benefits such as dental and optical bills, physiotherapy and even consultancy charges.

Family Friendly Policies

Our family friendly policies give enhanced maternity and adoption leave. All staff with more than 26 weeks service will receive 16 weeks full pay, followed by 18 weeks half pay and 5 weeks SMP consecutively. Parents expecting multiple births will receive an additional two weeks parental leave. Staff undergoing IVF treatment will receive 10 days paid leave to attend the appointment and up to 5 days paid leave for staff who wish to accompany their partner to appointments who are receiving IVF treatment in any 12 months period.

Pension scheme

Quakers have a generous pension scheme where we contribute 8% of your salary and you contribute 3% of your salary. You have the option to increase your contributions should you wish and to pay your contributions via salary sacrifice.

Sick pay scheme

We have a very generous sick pay scheme:

  • If you have less than 12 months service, you are entitled to full sick pay for 3 weeks followed by three weeks at half pay.
  • After 1 years’ service, you are entitled to full sick pay for 3 months followed by 3 months at half pay, subject to a maximum of six months since the start of your service.
  • After 4 years’ service you are entitled to full sick pay for six months followed by six months at half pay, subject to a maximum of 12 months.