Benefits in
P&G Reading

Get the benefits that make life better

As part of the P&G Reading Plant family, you will have resources to provide and care for those closest to you.

From Day 1 you will be valued for your work which will be reflected in generous holiday entitlement and health insurance as well as competitive pay, which has been benchmarked against local manufacturing companies.

Benefits Programme & Compensation

We offer a comprehensive benefits package designed to suit different individual needs and lifestyles.

Private Medical Insurance
We all want peace of mind when it comes to our health. We offer medical insurance free to you (a taxable benefit) and at great rates for your family. You are auto-enrolled upon joining the company and can amend your choices at any time you wish. This benefit includes a 24 hour medical advice helpline, access to a doctor, treatments at private healthcare facilities, and physiotherapy services.
Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) The Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) is offered to all employees . The programme provides 24-hour free access to advice on financial, emotional and legal matters that are affecting you personally. The services is provided online or via a confidential telephone helpline which can be accessed by employees and their families.
Healthcare Benefits Based on your length of service with us we offer sick pay entitlements as well as the opportunity to utilise a healthcare cash plan in the form of a voluntary benefit.
Pension Upon joining the company you will be automatically enrolled into the company's Defined Contribution Pension Scheme. Your contribution rate will automatically default to the 4% member contribution level, with the company double-matching with 8%. However you can amend your member contribution amount at any time, with double-match applying at your chosen contribution level.
Share Savings Programme We offer you the opportunity to join an advantageous Share Savings Plan. You can contribute up to a limit of 2.5% of your gross Basic Pay, up to a maximum amount of £150 per month. Your contributions are used to buy shares, for every Contributory Share you buy, the Company immediately gives you another free share. Any dividends received on your plan shares will be accumulated in the plan by the Trustees and used to acquire further shares on your behalf.
We have various ways to help you plan financially for the future and to make your money go further … 

Looking After Your Money
We have various ways to help you plan financially for the future and to make your money go further … 

  • A financial advisory service to help deal with the here and now as well as keeping an eye on preparing financially for the future. 
  • Access to an independent financial advisor.
  • Invitation to attend financial planning seminars to think and plan ahead for the 2 stages of their working lives and another to help prepare for retirement.
  • Retailer discounts to save employees money on everyday items like groceries, gifting with store cards and vouchers at lower rates, as well as travel and leisure.
Family Care Support We subscribe to an independent company to provide P&G working parents and carers the support they need to find the care solution that best helps them combine work and family. The service offers advice and support, expert 1:1 help with finding care solutions, adult and eldercare, back-up emergency care and a nursery discount.
Family-Friendly leave Entitlements Our generous paid maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave entitlements are on offer to eligible employees. In addition to this, eligible employees can take up to a week of extra paid leave around the time of their marriage or civil partnership.
Holiday Allowance and Bank Holidays We offer an entitlement of 25 days (at 7.5 hours) which we convert to hours.  All UK bank holidays are paid and lieu time given where they fall on a non-work day.
Flex Bank We operate a 'flex bank' where if work extra hours are worked you can 'bank' them to use at a later time where you need to take time off eg to attend a personal appointment or a special occasion.

Work-Life Balance

We want you to live a vibrant, happy and healthy life. We have a range of benefits and plans designed to help you and your family live well, stay healthy and be supported during times of need.  These include time off for life events and for attending to health needs for example.

Facility Offerings and Perks

Company Shop
Our Company Shop makes P&G products available to all employees for them and their families at great prices. We welcome all new employees with free products of their choice.
Occupational Health Services
Our Occupational Health facility carry out health surveillance programmes, ergonomics, as well as supporting employees through health concerns impacting work.  They play a key role in promoting a healthy lifestyle to keep well mentally, physically so that we can be at our best.
Onsite Fitness Rooms
Access to our on-site gym, fitness studio and fitness classes are free.  We encourage their use to support personal physical as well as mental wellbeing.

Training & Development

At P&G, we hire for a career and not just a job. That's why ensuring our employees have the right resources to develop is critical for us as a company. We offer a variety of possibilities for our people to grow—ranging from classroom or on-line trainings, mentoring, on-the-job learning, and more. We believe everyone should make continuous learning a priority and to invest in themselves to further their careers.
Capability-building week, 2023
Training Programmes
Each employee has the chance to attend several trainings a year from our world-class learning curriculum. Some are critical for the job, while others allow you to explore additional competencies or build soft skills.
Mentoring
Beyond classroom learnings, P&G employees can also benefit from learning from others, including our experienced specialists, managers, and senior leaders.
On-The-Job Learning
Beyond classroom learnings, P&G employees can also benefit from learning from others, including our experienced specialists, managers, and senior leaders.