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IMPORTANT: New telephone number for the Reward Services Team

 27th April 2022
From Wednesday 27th April 2022 the telephone number Veterans should use to contact the Reward Services Team will change to 0207 695 0994. The old number will no longer work from this date. Read more

IMPORTANT: Pension increase letters

 29th March 2022
We apologise that last week, pensioners of the Sainsbury’s Pension Scheme received their annual pension increase letters from the Scheme administrator, Willis Towers Watson (WTW) later than usual. The Pensions Department have also been contacted about a line in the letter stating that ‘from 2023, pension increase letters will only be available online’. This statement was inaccurate. Instead, from next year, members who have registered for WTW’s secure member website, My Pension, will receive their pension increase letter and any communication from the Scheme electronically, where the Scheme holds a valid email address. The Trustee took this decision to be aligned with the Company’s net zero target and have had positive feedback from a sample of members who received their 2021 newsletter in this way, and it will also help to reduce the Scheme’s carbon footprint. My Pension provides a full digital service to Sainsbury’s Pension Scheme members, who can view their pension benefits and details (payslips, P60s) online whenever they want – helping the Scheme to reduce its paper consumption. If you would like to help the Scheme reduce its environmental impact but you haven’t signed up yet for My Pension, it takes just a few minutes to set up. You will need the login ID and password which WTW sent to you previously. However, if you’ve misplaced this and have logged on before, you can use the ID reminder or reset your password services. Otherwise, you can use the account recovery service (for UK resident members). Read more

Get in Touch - Sainsbury’s Pension Scheme Members

 29th June 2021
Do you know a former colleague you worked with who might be a member of the closed Sainsbury’s Pension Scheme but hasn’t heard from us for over a year? If you do, please ask them to contact the administrators, Willis Towers Watson so that we can keep in touch with them about their benefits. Ask them to email, or write to Sainsbury’s Pension Team, Willis Towers Watson, PO Box 545, Redhill, Surrey RH1 1YX stating their Month of Birth, Post Code and Last 4 characters of their National Insurance Number. Thank you Read more

Changes to Habitat discount

 18th January 2021
Colleagues were recently notified that Habitat is becoming the Company’s main home and furniture brand. Sainsbury’s is making Habitat products more widely available and affordable from this month, both in store and online. As part of the Company’s plans to offer the same stylish, high quality homewares they're known for at more affordable prices, discount at Habitat is changing to 10% from Wednesday 27th January. This will also apply to those Veterans who are eligible for discount at Habitat. Mike Read more

REMINDER: Veterans Discount - Sainsbury's Argos

 15th September 2020
The Company announced that from 1st December 2016 working colleagues would be able to receive 10% colleague discount at Argos stores and 25% discount in Habitat. As a reminder, Sainsbury's Veterans who retired before that date are not be eligible for this benefit as they had never worked for the Combined Group. A Sainsbury's Veteran who retired before 1st December 2016 is not eligible for discount in Argos or Habitat. A colleague who became a Sainsbury's Veteran after 1st December 2016 is eligible to receive the discount at Argos and Habitat. If you have any questions please contact me via email at Read more