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I know we have a thread on this for MBB, but I was wondering if people could give some insight into any retention bonuses/raises/other perks like increased annual leave at their firm as a result of Covid. We got some extra holidays over Christmas and our bonus was paid regularly for last year, but nothing extra. The US bowls seem to be reporting large retention bonuses, so was wondering if UK is similar

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Not sure if I count as MBB, but we got (in chronological order) * £350 WFH expense at the very start of covid, plus ability to get an office chair from the office delivered to you * an office-wide day off/closure in June 2020 or so to unwind a little * 5 extra days of PTO in 2020 * An extra week of Christmas closure at the end of December 2020 * A £1.1k end of year gift (on top of EoY bonus which was paid the same) for everyone * Another 5 days PTO for 2021 * 2 office-wide days off in May and June 2020 * A variable retention bonus (£5k/10k/15k) paid in June and October 2021 * 1 or 2 extra free days off for Christmas at the end of this year * Larger than usual EoY bonuses (hopefully they deliver on this…!) to make up for the smaller than usual base increases we got at the start of this year. * Throughout, have had a chance to expense a dinner takeaway for the family in roughly every two weeks or so via office-wide events, team events, global events, etc * Given a personal concierge service to take care of errands and day-to-day life for you if you want to make use of it - has been great for making restaurant bookings and recommendations

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That's crazy - good for you!

Got an additional 5-10% bonus for 2020 and that’s all

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I’ve not seen anything of the kind in the U.K. in non MBB forms at least

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