Transforming Ashtons: Introducing Our Comprehensive New Staff Benefits Package

16 May, 2024

Caring for our team because they power our success.

Enhanced staff benefits to support our team

At Ashtons, we are dedicated to the wellbeing and satisfaction of our staff. Recently, we’ve undergone a transformative period where we meticulously evaluated our existing benefits package and sought direct feedback from our team. This feedback has been invaluable in helping us design an upgraded and comprehensive staff benefits package that truly reflects the needs and desires of our dedicated employees. Our ultimate goal is to fully support out team in leading happy, healthy lives, which in turn allows us to continue delivering expert services to our clients.

Financial Support

Financial stability is a cornerstone of overall wellbeing. We understand the importance of reducing financial stress, which is why we have expanded our financial benefits to support our staff across various expenses and insurances. By doing so, we aim to eliminate financial anxieties and enable our team to enjoy their earnings as they see fit. Our enhanced financial benefits are designed to support, empower, and encourage our staff, putting the power back into their hands when it comes to managing their finances.

  • Blue Light Card (Pharmacy staff): Offering discounts to our frontline clinical team.
  • Income Protection: Ensuring financial stability in times of illness.
  • Living Wage Employer: Committing to fair wages for all.
  • Life Assurance: Providing peace of mind in times of adversity.
  • Local Seven Dials Discounts: Enjoying local perks and savings.
  • Reimbursement of GPHC Fees or One Professional Body: Supporting professional development.
  • Enhanced Pension: Helping our team to plan for a secure retirement.
  • Sharia-Compliant Savings and Pension Options: Respecting diverse financial needs.
  • Spectrum Discounts: Broadening access to savings across various brands.
  • Uniform Provision: Reducing personal expenditure on work attire.


Access to quality healthcare is paramount for all of us. At Ashtons we are committed to creating pathways to specialist services that cater to any health needs our staff might have. This commitment extends to our in-house offerings, ensuring everyone has access to fresh fruit to sustain their health and avoid those dreaded afternoon cravings. By providing a robust health benefits package, we are supporting our team in maintaining optimal health, empowering them to take control of their wellbeing.

  • Care Concierge: Navigating health services with ease.
  • Cancer Pathway: Offering specialised support for those affected by cancer.
  • Free Eye Tests: Ensuring clear vision and maintaining eye health.
  • Free Prescriptions: Removing barriers to necessary medication.
  • Health Cash Plan: Assisting with everyday health costs.
  • Weekly Fruit Delivery (Offices): Promoting healthy snacking options.


Wellbeing benefits play an essential role in promoting a balanced work/life dynamic, as well as enhancing physical and mental health. At Ashtons, we understand that accessing help can sometimes be challenging, so we strive to remove those barriers by offering a wide range of wellbeing opportunities. Our aim is to support, empower, and encourage our team, providing them with the tools and resources they need to feel confident and supported in their personal and professional lives.

  • Annual Company Party: Celebrating achievements and fostering camaraderie.
  • Annual Conference (Clinical Roles): Enhancing professional growth and networking.
  • Birthday Day Off: Enjoying a special day of personal celebration.
  • Counselling: Offering professional support for mental health.
  • Digital/Discounted Gym: Encouraging regular physical activity.
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP): Providing confidential support and advice.
  • Flexible Working: Enabling a better work/life balance.
  • Mental Health First Aiders/Pathway: Offering immediate support and resources.
  • New Parent Gift: Celebrating the arrival of a new family member.
  • Nutrition Advice: Promoting healthy eating habits.
  • Paid Sick & Compassionate Leave: Ensuring support during difficult times.

At Ashtons, we recognise that our success is intrinsically linked to the wellbeing of our staff. By investing in comprehensive benefits that support, empower, and encourage our team, we are not only enhancing their lives but also strengthening our ability to deliver outstanding services to our clients. We are proud of these enhancements and remain committed to continuously evolving our benefits to meet the needs of our valued employees.

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