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23 English questions out of 23

13 March 2020

What is health insurance like at Travis Perkins?

Pros

Progression - you really can go places in TP Support - everything is in place to support your progression from management development programmes to senior management development programmes from those who are aiming high and have the potential. The best at what they do, great stock range Good people Good benefits in terms of pension contributions, private healthcare etc

Cons

IT systems are awful. They started a project for a whole new IT system but this has been put on hold. It is desperately needed, this will hold the company back if it isn’t already Salary isn’t amazing A lot of people who won’t change and are stuck in their ways

Advice to Management

Get the new IT system sorted and up and running.

Good benefits in terms of pension contributions, private healthcare etc

13 March 2020

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18 October 2018

Does Travis Perkins have a pension plan?

Pros

Big company with a family feel, great benefits, vouchers for good work, sharesave, lovely colleagues, excellent pension

Cons

Flexible working not encouraged, big variances in employee experience depending on department

Advice to Management

Embrace part-time and flexible working between the most junior and most senior grades

Big company with a family feel, great benefits, vouchers for good work, sharesave, lovely colleagues, excellent pension

18 October 2018

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9 January 2020

Does Travis Perkins offer employee discounts?

Pros

Forklift training chance for anual bonus free coffee paid breaks

Cons

closing down warehouses poor pay cheper to shop at other merchant's even with a discount card

Advice to Management

Make it cheaper for your staff to shop in a TP stores rather that us going to places like B&Q to save money.

cheper to shop at other merchant's even with a discount card

9 January 2020

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23 August 2018

How are the career development opportunities at Travis Perkins?

Pros

Great people and environment with lots of opportunities for career progression

Cons

If you work your way up from the bottom you will struggle to be compensated correctly. Ambitious staff end up leaving as they feel undervalued for the effort they put in.

Advice to Management

Remove the political barriers that are losing you some of your best people.

Great people and environment with lots of opportunities for career progression

23 August 2018

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16 November 2019

What kind of career opportunities exist at Travis Perkins?

Pros

Positive overall culture, great work/life balance, lots of on the job training and support from direct management

Cons

Lack of progression can be frustrating after you reach a certain time with TP. There also requires a freshen up of the HR function. However, with the new CEO think this will happen in the near future.

However, with the new CEO think this will happen in the near future.

16 November 2019

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