Our success depends on the quality and commitment of our 195,000 colleagues. So, it’s only right that we respect and reward them for the great work they do for our customers. We invest in colleagues’ careers, offering training, development and mentoring as well as employment opportunities to all members of the community.

“We’ll be an employer where colleagues love to work.”

Key achievements


of colleagues tell us that Sainsbury’s is a great place to work.

Three months

is our new eligibility period for colleague discounts, reduced from six months.

More than £7.20ph

our pay remains significantly ahead of The National Living Wage.


times we’ve received the Gold accreditation by Investors in People, the only retailer to do so.