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Benefits & Amenities in Europe

Our team members are bright, energetic, and dedicated—they are the driving force behind our innovation and impact. To attract the best and brightest, we offer a competitive employee benefits program. We view it as a smart investment in our people, one that recognizes the tremendous value they bring to our business every day. In addition to competitive salaries, we offer our team members a comprehensive benefits program in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. While all programs vary by location, team members located in the United Kingdom enjoy the following benefits.



Fostering wellness inside and out

  • Private medical insurance
  • Employee sequencing program
  • Employee assistance program
  • Wellness program

Supporting growing families

  • Childcare voucher scheme

Investing for the future and covering the unexpected

  • Group personal pension scheme with generous company contributions
  • Employee stock purchase program
  • Life insurance
  • Personal accident insurance
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance programs



Providing time to reenergize

  • Up to 25 days of paid leave each year
  • Statutory paid public holidays
  • 2 days of optional volunteer paid time off per year

Additional perks and benefits

  • Financial assistance for job-related education
  • Professional development through Illumina University
  • Tools and resources to help you develop your career
  • Donation matching through the Illumina Foundation for monetary contributions to eligible charities of your choice (up to 250 USD per calendar year)
  • Onsite gym, restaurant, and shuttle service
  • Organized social events
  • Employee referral program
  • Employee recognition schemes
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Long service awards