Working with us!
Working with us!
Working with us!
Join the Chess family
Our greatest asset is our people and we believe it takes great people to deliver great services. We have always invested heavily in our people, giving them training and challenging them everyday to strive for the very best.
We all share the same motives – to make Chess a better place to be a customer
If you are an ambitious individual who wants great opportunities, Chess is the place to be where our people are seen as being critical to future success.
‘Gimme 5’ Holiday Prizes
Chess offers a fantastic reward and recognition scheme. The digital Gimme 5 feature is an incentive that encourages peer to peer appreciation. Each chip is worth a pound that we donate to one of the many charities chosen by our people and the chips are also entered in a holiday draw twice a year, giving our people the opportunity to win a holiday worth £4000.
Half Day Friday
Take half day off any Friday each month – you just have to make up for the time.
No more ‘sickies’! – employees are entitled to have an extra day off at any time of the year without pre-applying.
Chess people get FREE drinks at the fortnightly pub club
Employees can claim FREE dental, flu jab, optical care and a confidential health screening every year
Enjoy cereals, toast, tea & coffee for breakfast – all on the house
Loyalty points are rewarded and employees can choose to use them on extra benefits such as parking space or extra holidays.
Employees get two extra holidays the following year for full attendance.
You can purchase or lease cars, phones, computers, bikes, etc., and pay out of gross salary – tax free!
Other than a monthly FREE massage, Chess also provide FREE organic fruit everyday
Award Winning Employer
Not only are we the Sunday Times 2nd Best company to work for in the UK, we have also received many other awards, accreditations and recognitions, reinforcing our identity as a quality employer.
And many other reasons…
Chess is more than just an opportunity provider – we are a bright, dynamic culture devoted not only to enriching our people’s careers but to genuinely and completely caring about our personal development, guiding of our knowledge, talent and skill.
Crucially, we inspire an ambition and drive to betterment that our employees immerse into their value system for use in all aspects of their life.
We see the growth and success of our people as underpinning the growth and success of our business.
Learning and Development opportunities
We believe it takes great people to deliver great service and therefore being a great employer is fundamental to attracting the best people who are ready to grab the opportunity Chess culture provides.
We have invested half a million pounds developing their own, in house, 8 day “Personal Performance Programme” for which are proud to have won a National Training Award for this programme.
We also offer various training opportunities to our employees, focusing on improving their skills and abilities in all aspects.
Chess is more than just an opportunity provider – Chess has devoted itself as a business to enriching not just the careers but the personal development of its employees, inspiring ambition and drive to betterment in all its people. We offer internal awards such as:
- Holiday Incentives (trips to Thailand, Venice, etc)
- Employee of the month
- Sales person of the month
- Employee of the year
- Team leader of the year
- Apprentice of the year
Volunteering and fundraising
At Chess we use our skills, time, money and expertise to support the communities we work in. We believe that ‘playing our part’ in the wider community is a fantastic way to grow as people.
We support charities such as East Cheshire Hospice, Prince’s Trust and also Cancer Research.
In the past we have done activities such as driving rally cars to Budapest, diving out of planes, running 10ks, cycled across Cost Rica, climbing Kilimanjaro and hosting nationwide ‘Comms Charity Go Kart challenge’ – raising over £75,000 for charity in the past two years alone.
In addition Chess senior managers alone have raised over £250,000 for charity.