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13 companies that give you a day off for your birthday

If you yearn to kick-back and spend your birthday doing what makes you happy, check out current vacancies at these 13 companies

If there is one day a year when you are truly entitled to indulge yourself with special food, drink and entertainment, it is your birthday; Unfortunately, such hedonistic pursuits are off limits for many, as it is just another working day. If you yearn to kick-back and spend your birthday doing what makes you happy, check out current vacancies at these 13 companies, which offer all employees a variety of exciting perks, including their birthday off.

1. Affiliate Window

This London-based affiliate marketing company rewards its workforce with seasonal parties, free snacks, beer on Fridays, and their birthday off.

2. Click Travel

This tech-focused business manages staff travel expenses for other companies. Very employee focused, its operates a flexible working pattern, free lunches, access to complimentary snack goodies and, of course, your birthday off.

3. Dunelm

A major player in the home furnishing retail market, Dunelm offers everyone days off for their birthday and other milestones, such as their child’s first day at school.

4. Fourth

A major provider of cloud-based IT provision and support to the hospitality industry, Fourth offers its staff funded qualifications, a holiday allowance, their birthday off, and seasonal office events and parties.

5. GoCompare

This Welsh insurance comparison service rewards staff with free parking, a generous pension, free fruit and hot drinks, a highly-discounted lunch programme, free private medical coverage, and cheap sporting activities.

6. Kantar Worldpanel

A specialist in the field of consumer behaviour, Kantar staff members enjoy rewards such as a generous holiday allowance, free fruit, and their birthday off. Longer-standing employees can access further benefits, such as a bonus scheme.


This major auditing company is proud of its positive atmosphere, approachable management and birthday off bonus.

9. Rackspace

A Texas-based cloud computing company, workers at Rackspace enjoy free gym membership and massages, staff events, good holidays, and their birthday off.

10. Redsquid

This telecommunications company offers staff a generous holiday allowance, their birthday off, and flexible working from home opportunities.

11. Shoosmiths

Workers at this large UK law firm report that they love the supportive management, having their birthday off, and freebies such as fruit and Easter eggs

12. Virgin Media

A communication powerhouse, Virgin Media staff gush over perks including an upbeat and nurturing work culture, birthdays off, five weeks’ holiday, and all-inclusive Christmas parties.

13. Workplace Systems

This tech-orientated company based in Milton Keynes encourages staff to share their ideas for improvement, which led to the idea of having your birthday off.

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