Benefits of working for Abcam in the United Kingdom

We understand that everyone is different and have different requirements in their lives. Therefore we offer a range of benefits to our employees. 

You can choose your benefits from many of the following:

  • A competitive salary
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Life assurance
  • Share incentive plan
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Family medical and dental insurance
  • Critical illness cover
  • Additional life insurance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Additional annual leave
  • An Employee Assistance Program providing counseling and confidential advice
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Amazon vouchers on your joining anniversary

We know there are lots of things to consider. We will provide you with assistance to enable you to select your benefits and you will also have the opportunity to receive independent financial advice.

Training and development

We are committed to ensuring our staff have the skills and knowledge to do their job effectively and to their full potential.

Training and development needs will be identified either individually or to fulfill a group need and each group in the business has a budget available to produce their team’s training plans. We offer a ‘learning at work’ day, as well, to offer different perspectives and give people opportunities to widen their knowledge in a variety of areas.

The career development fund

This is a pot of funding separate to the normal training budget, set aside for career related training which aims to support the development of your career. The fund is intended to help provide an opportunity for personal development while also assisting your team and the whole company.

Work environment

We want you to find real enjoyment in the work you do and your relationships with customers. With open plan, spacious and bright offices, the working environment here at Abcam is really motivational. Business is serious, absolutely, but we do it with a twinkle in our eye, these are the various ways we lift your day:

  • Fruit delivered twice a week
  • Coffee machines with lattes, cappuccinos and hot chocolate, and teas of all varieties - all for free
  • Monthly 'Guess the Sales' competition with your choice of champagne or Amazon voucher for the winner
  • A games room with a PS3, Wii, Football table and ping pong
  • A spacious lunch area with views over the Cambridge Science Park