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Careers at Simply Business

Be valued, supported, and challenged.

Why Simply Business?

Business should be a force for good. Whether that means creating better experiences for our customers or a better company to work for, we’re learning and improving all the time. We’re recognised as an accredited B Corporation and are proud to be part of a growing community aiming to redefine success in business.

Making a positive impact

Not only do we want to improve the lives of our employees. We also want to create a better future through our charity partnerships and by being mindful of our environment (both at work and in a global context). Profitability is important, but we know that we have a huge responsibility to society too. Our success gives us the chance to make a bigger impact.

Watch us at work

Being a great place to work (with the awards to prove it) means we’re committed to creating great spaces for our employees. We have offices in London and Northampton, which are geared up for smart, flexible working and help us empower our people to do the best work they can.

This can mean using our team pods to focus on collectively solving complex problems, taking some time in our wellness room or relaxing with colleagues over a game of pool. Watch our virtual office tour to find out more.

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Life at Simply Business

What do you think about when you hear ‘insurance’? We’re far from that stereotype and have created a colourful, collaborative working environment in all of our offices. We empower every one of our employees to make a difference, whatever their role, and you’ll be a key part of our continued growth.

Here are four reasons to join:

1. Smarter working

We embrace and encourage smart working with the flexibility to enable you to do your job in the way that suits you best. We’ve been practicing remote working for over a decade, so you’ll feel trusted to tell us how and where you work best.

2. Personal development

We take personal development seriously and regularly fund personal development plans. We’re firm believers that people work more productively and imaginatively when they have the freedom and support to pursue what they’re interested in.

3. Hackathons

Ever wanted to fly a drone with a guitar? Or build an app for charity? Whether you work in London or Northampton, you’ll have free rein to work on anything you want in our Hackathons. Form your team, pitch your idea and get hacking before presenting your results to the rest of the business. Check out our 2018 Hackathon recap to see one in action.

4. Our values

Everything we do comes down to our five core values – learning, empowerment, authenticity, pioneering, and simplicity. These will mean something unique to every person at Simply Business, but if you’re thinking about working here, give them some thought. They’re at the heart of our story.

Giving back to our communities

One of the best parts of working here is the ability to give something back. This can be anything from raising money for charity through our annual events, helping us raise awareness of the EAFA through our sponsorship of the team, helping us tackle gender diversity in tech, or using your time bank days to volunteer for a cause you believe in.

Read more about making a positive social impact and watch our video to find out what it means to be an accredited B Corporation.

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What are the benefits?

There’s all the serious (but important) stuff we call ‘core’. On top of that, you can pick and choose from the more exciting perks – whether it’s a full gym membership, private health cover, help with childcare, or a National Trust pass.

The ‘core’ stuff

Some of these will kick in once you’re permanent, but here’s an idea:

  • life assurance (financial cover for your family, if anything happens to you)
  • an extra day off if you get married or move house
  • an employer-matched pension

The fun stuff

Passed probation? Time to pick and mix from things like:

  • a full gym membership
  • private medical insurance
  • cinema passes
  • Merlin Entertainment, National Trust, or English Heritage memberships
  • dental insurance

But there’s so much more to Simply Business than insurance and memberships. We also run cycle to work, childcare voucher, and season ticket loan schemes, and we have a handy online form to put in any training or conference requests.

Best of all, though, are the groups, clubs, and adventures that come with the Simply Business territory. Forget a simple Give As You Earn scheme (although we’ve got that too) – we trek the Sahara for charity, throw epic summer parties, and meet up for book groups, public speaking coaching, yoga, manicures, beer brewing, and lots, lots more.

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Our promise to you

Simply Business is committed to providing equality and opportunities for all employees and candidates considering a career with us. We offer a workplace where colleagues are treated with respect and dignity. We don’t (and won’t) discriminate either directly or indirectly on the grounds of race, colour, religion, belief, political opinion, disability, nationality, ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation or relationship status at any stage of the hiring process or during the course of your employment.

If you require adjustments, support or advice at any point during the course of your application please email us at [email protected]

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