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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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The Partner Difference

Being a Partner at JLP What makes the Partnership different is our shared values as co-owners and our purpose to building  a Happier World. Sharing their stories, Susanna and Claire tell us what it means to be a Partner and how they have developed in their roles. Susanne, Partner and Forum Representative I joined the […]

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The Partner Difference

Working in the Partnership as a HGV Driver Hi I’m Julia. I have wanted to pursue a career in lorry driving for quite some time. After training with the Partnership in HGV driving, I am living my dream and have even won awards along the way! Julia Jones, Partner & HGV Lorry Driver I spent […]

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The Partner Difference

Being a Partner at JLP What makes the Partnership different is our shared values as co-owners and our purpose to building  a Happier World. Sharing their stories, Kirstie, Seb and Meeta tell us what it means to be a Partner and how they have developed in their roles. Kirstie, Waitrose Team Leader and Partnership Councillor […]

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They Advocate: We Progress (Part Three)

Throughout the month of March, our Gender Equality Network have been celebrating Women’s History Month with other Partners (employees) through their campaign ‘They Advocate: We Progress’. As part of these celebrations – which will continue through to the end of May – they brought together inspiring women from across the Partnership, who lead with equality […]

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They Advocate: We Progress (Part Two)

Throughout the month of March, our Gender Equality Network have been celebrating Women’s History Month with other Partners (employees) through their campaign ‘They Advocate: We Progress’. As part of these celebrations – which will continue through to the end of May – they brought together inspiring women from across the Partnership, who lead with equality […]

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They Advocate: We Progress (Part One)

Throughout the month of March, our Gender Equality Network have been celebrating Women’s History Month with other Partners (employees) through their campaign ‘They Advocate: We Progress’. As part of these celebrations – which will continue through to the end of May – they brought together inspiring women from across the Partnership, who lead with equality […]

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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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