Our career celebration scheme celebrates your commitment and loyalty during your career at Co-op from your first year with us until retirement. The scheme is open to Co-op colleagues from all of our businesses (except Insurance). This new scheme launched on 1 April 2020 and celebrates anniversaries achieved from this date onwards, unfortunately we aren’t able to retrospectively issue gifts for anniversaries achieved before this date but we look forward to celebrating you at your next milestone.

Find out more on the different ways you’ll be frequently celebrated below.

Career Celebration Email

Colleagues with one, two, three, or four years’ continuous service will receive a career celebration email thanking and recognising your commitment to Co-op in the early years of your career.

Career Celebration award

From your fifth years’ continuous service onwards, we celebrate your career milestones with an award consisting of a badge and framed certificate. For every additional five years’ service you will continue to receive a gift and from 15 years onwards you will begin to receive a gift card too. Breakdown of awards as follows:

  • __5 years’ service:__ Certificate + Badge
  • __10 years’ service: __ Certificate + Badge
  • __15 years’ service: __ Certificate + Badge + £50 Gift card
  • __20 years’ service: __ Certificate + Badge + £50 Gift card
  • __25 years’ services:__ Certificate + Badge + £100 Gift card
  • __30 years’ service: __ Certificate + Badge + £150 Gift card
  • __35 years’ service:__ Certificate + Badge + £200 Gift card
  • __40 years’ service:__ Certificate + Badge + £250 Gift card
  • __45 years’ service: __ Certificate + Badge + £250 Gift card
  • __50 years’ service:__ Certificate + Badge + £250 Gift card
  • __55 years’ service: __ Certificate + Badge + £250 Gift card
  • __60 years’ service:__ Certificate + Badge + £250 Gift card

How do I get my gift?

You don’t need to worry about applying to receive your gift, you will automatically be enrolled into the career celebration scheme from April, 1 2020.

Your Line Manager will receive your gift ready to present to you on your work anniversary.

Where can I spend my gift card?

When you receive your gift card you will gain access to your online account and your reward points to spend on an item of your choice via the gift portal.

Additional points can be purchased if you wish to top up your balance.

Retirement

Colleagues who retire with over 20 years’ service are eligible to receive a retirement gift from Co-op. When you retire you will receive a retirement award consisting of a framed certificate and a £50 gift card, this gift will be sent to your home address as detailed on MyHR

How do I get my gift?

You don’t need to worry about applying to receive your gift, you will automatically be enrolled to receive the gift when your retirement is logged in our systems.

Where can I spend my gift card?

When you receive your gift card you will gain access to your online account and reward points to spend on an item of your choice via the gift portal.

Additional points can be purchased if you wish to top up your balance.

Where do I go for more help?

Download the guide or infographic below to learn more about the scheme and get answers to common FAQs.

If you have any further queries or questions, please email the HR Services inbox for further help hrservices@coop.co.uk.