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Company Benefits

We have amazing staff at Aintree Plastics, and every single person plays their part in contributing to the success of the business. We thrive to make Aintree Plastics a great place to work, and we have listed some of the company benefits that we offer to our employees below.

Annual Holidays (Immediate)

Your holiday pay will be paid based on your average earnings over the previous 52 weeks. Your annual leave entitlement will increase with each year of service as follows:

  • After three years continuous service your entitlement will increase by 2 days to a total of 22 days
  • After five years continuous service, your entitlement will increase by 2 days to a total of 24 days
  • After 10 years continuous service, your entitlement will increase by 2 days to a total of 26 days

Bonus Scheme (qualifying period – probationary period)

The company offer a bonus scheme which you may be entitled to in addition to your salary, which is generated by hitting targets and KPI’s. Bonuses will be earned on the basis of Aintree Plastics EBITA budget target for the full year. On reaching/exceeding this target, an amount not exceeding 5% of the EBITA budget figure will be allocated for employee bonus payments.

The amount to be paid to each employee is at the discretion of the Managing Director. Any bonuses will only be paid on the condition that you are in our employment and not serving notice at the time that the bonus is due to be paid. The company reserves the right to amend/withdraw the bonus structure in accordance with the needs of the business.

Canteen (Immediate)

We provide a canteen for your use, which must be kept clean and tidy at all times. It may only be used during authorised breaks.

Company Events (Immediate)

As a company we recognise that employees may want to partake in social events outside of working hours. It is down to the employees to book and organise these events, however, the company is always happy to contribute to social events when these are organised. For further information please speak to your Line Manager.

Death In Service (qualifying period – 6 months)

The company offer a Death in Service benefit. Further details are available from your Line Manager.

Employee Assistance Programme (Immediate)

We recognise that sometimes you may face certain challenges in your work and home life that may be difficult to deal with. We subscribe to a confidential and professional life management service which provides you with a qualified counsellor who can offer personal support for any practical or emotional challenges that you may be facing. The service is initially provided via telephone and online advice but face-to-face meetings will be arranged where this is deemed clinically appropriate. This service is totally confidential. More details of this service are available from your Line Manager.

Equality Inclusion and Diversity Policy (Immediate)

We recognise that discrimination is unacceptable and although equality of opportunity has been a long standing feature of our employment practices and procedure, we have made the decision to adopt a formal equal opportunities policy. We are an equal opportunity employer, so we recognise the importance and value of having a diverse and inclusive workforce, and the benefits that this can bring to both our employees and our customers.

Flexible Working (Immediate)

You have the right to request flexible working in accordance with the current statutory provisions. Further information on the application process can be obtained from your Manager.

Living Wage Employer

Aintree Plastics are proud that we have been accredited as a Living Wage Employer by the Living Wage Foundation. This means that every member of staff working for Aintree Plastics will earn a real Living Wage. The real Living Wage is higher than the government’s minimum, or National Living Wage, and is an independently calculated hourly rate of pay that is based on the actual cost of living.

Maternity/Paternity/Adoption Leave and Pay (qualifying period – probationary period)

You may be entitled to enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption leave and pay should you meet the qualifying criteria. Maternity and adoption leave depending on length of service is full pay for the first four weeks, 90% pay for the following four weeks, 50% for the next eight weeks then SMP thereafter for the remaining six months.

Paternity leave depending on length of service is full pay for the first week and 50% pay for the second week.

Parking (Immediate)

Where parking facilities have been made available to you on our premises you must ensure that you observe all of our traffic requirements e.g. speed limits, etc.

Pension Scheme (Immediate)

When required, we will operate a contributory pension scheme which you will be auto-enrolled into (subject to the conditions of the scheme). The scheme enables you to save for your retirement using your own money, together with tax relief and contributions from the Company.

Refreshment Making Facilities (Immediate)

We provide refreshment making facilities for your use, which must be kept clean and tidy at all times. The refreshment making facilities may only be used during authorised breaks.

Safety Boots/PPE (Immediate)

You are required to purchase safety boots from the catalogue provided up to the value of £50.00. If you chose a pair whose value is in excess of this the excess will be deducted from monies owing to you from your wages. PPE and work clothes will be provided free of charge.

Training & personnel development (Immediate)

There is a budget for training and development. Anyone who feels they would benefit from additional training should discuss this with their line manager during their monthly one-to-one meeting.