The benefits offered by B&Q


After reviewing the benefits tnat it offers to staff, B&Q offers the following package for its workforce.



Money purchase pension scheme (contributory) available to all staff

Employer contributions range from 2% to 14% and employee contributions range from 1% to over 8%.

Health and wellbeing

Group life cover worth four-times salary for pension scheme members and one-time salary for non-scheme members.

Ill-health early retirement cover option offered as part of the pension scheme.

Health cash plan available to all staff.

Private medical insurance for store support office grades.


6 weeks and 6 days holiday including bank holidays, with an extra week’s holiday awarded for long service.

Workplace savings

Kingfisher annual sharesave three- and five-year schemes in which staff can save between £5 and £500 per month.

Kingfisher share incentive plan in which staff can save between £10 and £125 per month.

Voluntary benefits

In-store employee discounts.

Employer-negotiated discounts with other retailers.

Other benefits

Childcare vouchers.

Payroll giving.

Monthly bonuses for store-based staff of up to 10% of salary.

Annual bonus for management and store support office grades.