In order to attract the strongest, most talented workforce, we understand that we need to offer a strongly competitive reward and benefits package.
We also believe in creating an environment that enables our valued employees to be at their best and for that reason, we have designed our benefits package with particular support in the areas of Wealth, Health and Lifestyle.
Shell offers a competitive Defined Contribution pension plan with a substantial Company contribution.
With a wide range of employer benefits, and the increasing requirement for individuals to understand and make decisions regarding their future financial security, Shell provides access to financial information most relevant throughout an employee's career.
We want to recruit and keep outstanding individuals so we pay employees at a strongly competitive level in the local pay market.
We reward performance with base salary increases.
We use a fair and transparent system that is consistent across the globe. This is particularly important because our business is global.
Pay is benchmarked in each country, so pay reflects local market conditions.
Each year employees may receive a discretionary competitive bonus, based on their individual performance and Shell’s business results.
Employees based in London currently receive an allowance to ensure their remuneration remains competitive in the London pay market.
Employees at more senior job grade levels may receive a monthly cash allowance to provide an equivalent benefit to a company car. There is also an option for all employees to enter into a personal hire plan should they wish to do so.
As individuals progress through the organisation, there is the possibility of receiving Company performance shares. Awards are based on employee performance and long-term value to Shell. In addition, all employees are eligible to take part in the advantageous UK share purchase scheme.
Shell believes employee health and welfare to be important which is why we provide a comprehensive healthcare plan . Employees may also add their immediate family members for an additional (discounted) fee.
The Shell Health team work to protect and promote health amongst all Shell employees by delivering a portfolio of services including health risk mitigation, fitness for work assessments and travel medicine. Be Well is Shell’s health promotion programme which empowers employees to be at their best and perform at their best by supporting healthy nutrition, physical activity, positive and resilient thinking, good sleep and smoking cessation.
To ease the financial burden of long term sickness, a Group Income Protection plan is in place to those who are members of the UK Shell Pension Plan.
Because we know there are times when something extra is needed, employees and their immediate families benefit from 24-7 access to a quality Employee Assistance network offering support on anything of concern including legal, financial, work related, housing, educational, marital, family relationship or consumer matters.
Shell understands that the demands of modern life are many and therefore promotes a flexible working environment. Whether employees wish to train to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, study for an extra qualification or simply adjust their working pattern to facilitate their personal needs there are generally options available. We encourage employees to discuss their individual requirements with their line manager to find the best solution to meet both their circumstances and the business requirements.
To ensure employees take a break and recuperate, Shell offers a strongly competitive annual leave allowance.
Shell has excellent Maternity, Adoption, Paternity and Shared Parental Leave policies.
All of us have loved ones that we need to care for at some time or another and this is recognised by the support Shell makes available to employees via an external team of specialist support agencies.
Shell has teamed up with suppliers who offer employees and their family discounts on the things they enjoy. Employees can benefit from a range of offers from some of the biggest names in health and wellbeing, leisure, travel and retail.
A season ticket loan is provided for employees who wish to purchase an annual public transport season ticket for travel to work. This loan is interest free and will be recovered over twelve monthly instalments from salary.
The data provided on this website is general information provided to illustrate the current terms, conditions and benefits of employment offered to UK local employees of Shell companies in the UK. Actual terms and conditions of employment with a Shell company in the UK that apply to an employee are offered on an individual basis and therefore will only be confirmed once an employee receives and accepts a formal offer of employment, including a written contract of employment, with a Shell company. In the event there are any differences between the actual terms and conditions offered and this general information, it is the former that will apply.
Certain items summarised on this website are provided to UK local employees as part of their contract of employment, such as base salary and annual leave entitlement. Others are provided to Shell local employees in the UK under discretionary policy arrangements that may be reviewed and varied upwards or downwards or withdrawn at any time at the employing company’s discretion.
Points to note:
Discretionary annual performance bonus architecture is set and may be varied annually at the discretion of the employing company.