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We offer a range of employment benefits to meet the needs of our diverse workforce.


Leave and flexible working

  • 25 days annual leave in your first year excluding bank holidays
  • Up to 30 days annual leave with additional service
  • 1 additional day off for your birthday and 1 company-wide ‘Nest day’, usually around the festive period
  • Purchase up to 10 days of additional annual leave, pro rata where applicable
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay
  • Equal Parenthood Leave
  • Flexible working such as reduced or compressed hours – subject to role requirements
  • Sabbatical option for up to 3 months during your career
  • Paid volunteering for up to 30 hours each annual leave year
  • Up to 5 days study leave each annual leave year 

Reward and recognition

  • A discretionary bonus scheme
  • Reward and recognition scheme
  • Enhanced auto enrolled pension – your contributions start at the default 5% while ours are higher at 8%. If you up your contributions to 6% we raise ours to 9%. If you contribute 7% or more we’ll contribute 10%.

Learning and development

  • £2,500 learning agreements each annual leave year for professional development and training
  • One professional membership paid each annual leave year
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning to aid your professional development


  • Mental health support: mental health first aiders and an Employee Assistance Programme which includes up to six external counselling sessions for employees and their immediate family
  • Annual flu jabs
  • Eye care vouchers
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Learning and career development

We want to help employees develop their skillsets and progress in their careers.

Learning and career development

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Flexible and agile working

Flexible working benefits everyone from Nest to our employees to their families.

Flexible and agile working

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Diversity, equity, inclusion and wellbeing

Nest strives for an inclusive environment where everyone feels equally valued.

Diversity and inclusion

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Equal parenthood leave

You’ll get more than the statutory entitlements when you’ve been with us for a year.

Equal parenthood leave

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We encourage and support our employees' volunteering and community activities.