About British American Tobacco plc

Cigarette giant British American Tobacco is the world’s second largest quoted tobacco group, selling brands including Dunhill, Lucky Strike and Pall Mall to more than 180 markets, and holding market positions in more than 50 of these countries. BAT cigarettes are smoked by one in eight of the world’s one billion adult smokers.

Facts & Figures

Industry Consumer Good and Services
Number of employees 168

The Research

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The employee offerings of British American Tobacco plc

This is a selection of the Employee Offerings that this company offers to (some of) its employees.

Development Programmes

  • Graduate development programmes/traineeships
  • Talent management/high performer programmes
  • Leadership development programmes
  • Coaching/mentoring programmes
  • Peer support programmes
  • Job rotation programmes
  • General training programmes
  • Industry-related/job specific training programmes
  • Self-selected training
  • International exchange programmes

Benefits

  • Car/travel allowance
  • Company car
  • Phone or smartphone allowance
  • Laptop
  • Childcare facilities/vouchers
  • Entertainment allowance
  • Gym or gym subsidy
  • Home Internet connection
  • Health insurance
  • Meal subsidies or subsidised canteen services
  • Sabbatical/approved extended leave of absence
  • Extended maternity leave/payment (above legal requirements)
  • Study leave (time)
  • Study support (financial or other)
  • Other insurance
  • Pension scheme
  • Overtime pay
  • Performance-related bonuses based on individual/team performance
  • Profit sharing/variable pay based on the organisation's performance
  • Share options

Flexible Working Conditions

  • Compressed working hours
  • Flexi-time working
  • Job-sharing
  • Part-time working
  • Sabbatical/career break
  • Time off in lieu (TOIL)/Time-for-time
  • Telecommuting/working from home
  • Reduction in company travel
  • Special leave for parents (above legal requirements)

Onboarding Activities

  • A tour around the organisation
  • Induction course (covering the organisation's mission, vision, values)
  • Employee handbook that specifies HR policy and regulations (hardcopy or online)
  • Networking events for new employees
  • Follow-up session one year after joining
  • A mentor is assigned to the new employee
  • Meeting with HR to explain procedures
  • Standard meeting after specified period
  • Meeting with the CEO
  • Meeting with Executive Management
  • Formal session on targets