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Sainsburys Bank Letters Recently Issued

 20th June 2019
We have received a few calls from Veterans querying letters sent from Sainsbury's Bank asking if these are legitimate letters. These letters are genuine from Sainsbury's Bank who are requesting certain cardholder details in relation to a Anti Money laundering check. We would however still advise to contact Sainsbury's Bank in regards to the authenticity of the letter on 08085 40 50 60. Thank you, Rewards Services- Veteran Support Read more

New Regional Chair

 07th June 2019
Jayne Graham has joined the Veterans Association Committee and will become Regional Chair for Central & Western. We are still looking for a chair for what is now called Eastern Region again! The website will shortly be reset to reflect the new boundaries and we wish Jayne much enjoyment her new role after retiring from Sainsbury's with 33 years service. Read more

Sainsbury's 150 year Experience

 28th May 2019
Jon Hartland invited David Dahms and Rob Connelly to enjoy the pop up exhibition in Covent Garden that celebrated the 150th anniversary of the Company, the day before HM The Queen visited with the new Chairman Martin Scicluna, Mike Coupe and Lord & Lady John Sainsbury. Veterans News were there to record our visit so look out for pictures in the gallery section and in the next edition of The News which will have an online edition later in June. Read more

Personal Email Addresses- For Love it benefits platform!

 02nd October 2018
Dear Veterans, We soon will be launching our Love it website on the 28th May which will replace SSA and extra colleague benefits. In order to access these great offers please send your email address to Many Thanks, Reward Services Read more


 16th April 2018
NEW ONLINE ARCHIVE OPENS Visit to explore the amazing story of almost 150 years of Sainsbury's history. Discover the products, places and people that made Sainsbury's a household name. IN ADDITION! We want to hear your stories and memories of working or shopping with one of nation's favourite retailer. To do this simply follow these three simple steps: 1. Visit 2. Register with your name and email address. 3. Simply share your memory or upload an image via the Memories section. Sainsbury Archive Museum of London Docklands, West India Quay, London E14 4AL Phone: 020 7001 9852 Read more

New Discount Card Guidelines - Scotland

 04th April 2018
In Scotland on 1st May 2018, new legislation comes into effect that will change how alcohol is priced. This is a legal requirement and we will need to be fully compliant. If you are shopping in a Sainsbury's store in Scotland on or after 1 May 2018 - You will no longer be able to get veteran discount on any alcoholic products. This will make sure we do not break the law by selling alcohol below the legal minimum price. Read more

Lump-Sum Pension

 15th January 2018
If you have received a letter from the Pension department regarding having a one-off lump-sum payment of your pension you WILL remain a Company Veteran. Your Company pension is not related to the benefits of the Veterans Association, which for many includes the Veteran Discount Card. Read more

Scam Share Phone Calls

 30th November 2016
New Scam phone calls regarding JS Shares are operating in the Bishops Stortford Area. A Veteran taking one of these calls wisely did not give any information and the caller became abusive. Please DO NOT give personal information out to callers. The JS Share department would NEVER call regarding your shares and would not give your details to a third party. Read more

Veterans Discount - Sainsbury's Argos

 20th October 2016
The Company has announced that from 1st December colleagues will be able to receive 10% colleague discount at Argos stores and 25% discount at Habitat stores. Current Sainsbury's Veterans or Argos Retirees will not be eligible for this enhanced benefit, as they have never worked for the enlarged Group. However, any colleague who becomes a Sainsbury's Veteran after 1st December 2016 will be eligible to continue to receive the discount at Argos and Habitat. Also for our Argos and Habitat Retirees who meet the eligibility criteria they will be also eligible to continue to receive their discount at Sainsbury's. The Argos and Habitat eligibility is the same as ours in that their colleagues have to leave on a retirement code and need to have completed 25 years' service. Read more


 17th December 2015
Would you like to share your special celebrations and pictures with friends and colleagues via the celebrations section of the website - send to Read more

Tax Help for Older People

 16th September 2015
To find out more about tax help available for older people please see the document under our 'Useful Information' Section Read more

How do I use my discount card online?

 13th August 2015
Groceries Online To register your card for on-line shopping please call 0800 328 1700 option 2. If you get a replacement card, you will need to re-register your new card for Groceries Online as each card has a new issue number. To do this, you should call the Online Customer Care Team to re-register your new card on 0800 328 1700 Option 2. This will take up to 3 days and you will receive a confirmation email from the online customer team when your card is ready to use for Groceries Online shopping. Please ensure you plan your next online order so you do not miss out as you will not receive discount on your online shopping between now and when you receive your email. If you have any problems registering your discount card for Groceries online shopping, you can call the Groceries Online Customer Care Team on 0800 328 1700, option 2. Tu Clothing Online To use your card for Tu Clothing Online you must register your card by completing the Colleague Discount Registration form at You will receive an email within 5 days confirming your discount card is now ready for use when you shop. If you get a replacement card, your details for Tu Clothing Online remain the same and you can continue shopping as usual. If you have any problems with your discount card for Tu Clothing Online shopping, you can email the Tu Clothing Online Customer Service Team at Read more