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Costa Coffee Benefits

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  • 10 Jul, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Barista in Leeds, England

    The best thing is the 50% discount on other Whitbread companies such as Premier Inn, and free drinks on shift. Unfortunately holiday and time off must be requested 4-5 weeks in advance, and cannot be granted at the busiest periods such as Christmas.

  • 09 Jul, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in London, England

    If you are a barista or barista maestro you will just gain some virtual points where you can buy something of your choice. But you will get those points only depending from your store performance. Holidays pay is good,

  • 23 Jun, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Assistant Store Manager in Harrow, England

    There are plenty of discount across many companies.

  • 12 May, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Belfast, Northern Ireland

    Costa coffee offers free coffee to all staff on shift and off shift in any costa cofee in the uk and ireland which is cool. It also has very generous discounts for food and cold drinks.

  • 06 May, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Barista in Northampton, England

    Easy to get time off, paid holiday

  • 04 May, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Barista in London, England

    Free coffee. 50% discount on food. 25% off shift.

  • 19 May, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Barista Maestro in Ipswich, England

    Feel Good points are issued throughout the year, and can exchanged for things from the online store. They can add up over time but most would rather just have the cash.

  • 02 May, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Barista in Motherwell, Scotland

    No perks or benefits whatsoever. Normally Costa employees are able to get discounts in other Costas and other companies owned by Whitbread such as Premier Inn but as our Costa was owned by a franchise we were not allowed to enjoy these benefits. Employees from other Costas and Whitbread owned companies could get discount in our store but the same benefits did not extend to us. We were not even allowed to make ourselves drinks while working. While other Costa employees enjoy free drinks whenever they want, we had to either pay for ours or do it in secret when a manager wasn't looking. Time off is the standard 28 days holiday, however booking time off was always a pain as management would often cast you to the side as they were "too busy" to deal with it.

  • 07 Mar, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Barista in London, England

    Free coffee/drinks on shift, 50% discount on other products

  • 28 Feb, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Costa Barista in Farnborough, England

    There are no benefits, My training was non existent and I did not get any opportunities to progress

Benefits Summary


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Insurance, Health & Wellness

  • Critical Illness Cover
  • Income Protection
  • Life Insurance
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Health Insurance
  • Death in Service
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance

Financial & Retirement

Family & Parenting

  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Work From Home
  • CheckmarkFlexible Working (7)
  • Maternity & Paternity Leave
  • Dependent Care
  • Military Leave
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Unpaid Extended Leave

Vacation & Time Off

Perks & Benefits

  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • CheckmarkEmployee Discount (39)
  • Commuter Checks & Assistance
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Gym Membership
  • Car Allowance
  • Free Lunch or Snacks
  • Company Car

Professional Support

  • Diversity Program
  • Apprenticeship Programme
  • CheckmarkJob Training (11)
  • Professional Development

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