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What does it mean to be a Partner in the John Lewis Partnership?

Empowered Partners. Purpose Led… You may have seen the term ‘Partner’ a lot when hearing about the John Lewis Partnership. But what does it mean exactly? Put simply, when we refer to Partners, we’re referring to all of those who work in the John Lewis Partnership, our employees. In April 1950, our founder, Spedan Lewis, […]

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Celebrating Black History Month

Celebrating Black History Month 2023 Throughout October, we shared the inspirational stories of Black Partners across the John Lewis Partnership. 🙌🏾 From career progression to creating an inclusive culture for us all to thrive, read more about their journey’s across JLP and the heroes that continue to inspire them today. Sim, Partner & Independent Advisor […]

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Apple picking at the Leckford Farm

Lending a helping hand Alongside many Partners over the months of September and October, Multimedia Content Editor, Caroline, recently lent a pair of helping hands to support the fruit harvest at our Waitrose & Partners farm in Leckford, Hampshire. It’s opportunities like supporting the harvest – as well as our Helping Hands initiative in our shops during the […]

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Pride in the Partnership

Pride in the Partnership When you’re free to be yourself, you’re at your best and when you’re at your best, there is no limit to what you can achieve in your career.  That’s why creating an inclusive culture is, and always will be, at the heart of our business. It’s vital for our future success. […]

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Celebrating Long Service

You don’t have to look far in the Partnership to find Partners who have been with us for 10+ years. For many, the Partnership has given them the support and guidance to get the most out of their careers, meaning they haven’t had to look anywhere else! For others, it’s our benefits and culture that […]

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International Women’s Day

About International Women’s Day International Women’s Day (IWD) is a global day celebrated annually on the 8th March. It’s purpose is to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women and drive the call to action for accelerating gender parity. This years’s IWD 2023 campaign theme is #EmbraceEquity.   Breaking Down Barriers For […]

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Why Become a Customer Delivery Driver with Waitrose & Partners?

Prepping to have friends over to dinner when it’s been far too long. Thinking ahead to what to feed the rest of the family once they get in the door. Looking forward to that treat you’re getting in for the weekend. When supplies have started running low, people can’t wait for the knock on the […]

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HGV Driver Academy – Meet the Instructors

HGV Academy Our HGV Driving Academies for John Lewis and Waitrose offer the road to success for your driving career. The support and guidance you receive from our Driving Instructors and the wider team will see you go from being able to drive a normal B-category vehicle right through to your C+E Articulated license. 🚛 […]

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Apprenticeships at the John Lewis Partnership

Apprenticeship Programmes It’s National Apprenticeship Week 2023 and throughout this week, we’ll be celebrating all of the incredible opportunities our market-leading Apprenticeship programmes have to offer. We’ll also be hearing from our inspiring Partners about how the support they have received through their own apprenticeship journeys has helped spring board their careers forward and developed […]

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Waitrose HGV Driver Academy – Alannah’s Story

“Hi, I’m Alannah, a qualified HGV Driver working at our Bracknell Regional Distribution site for Waitrose. I am progressing from the first intake of trainees that successfully completed the HGV Academy here. I joined the Partnership in November 2021 as a Dot Com driver (smaller B-category vehicles) in our Coulsdon Customer Fulfilment Centre. I loved […]

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Catering and Hospitality – A great place to work

The catering and hospitality industry experienced a turbulent time during the COVID-19 pandemic. This, alongside a change in labour markets over recent years, has made it a challenging area to recruit for. But the industry is resilient and has bounced back with an incredible boom. The opportunities available are plentiful and in the Partnership, you’ll […]

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