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When you work for Happy, you become part of our greatest asset: our people. We know that by treating you with excellence, we will receive excellent work in return.

On this page, you can find:

What it's like to work for Happy

Find out about our culture, values and why our people enjoy working here.

Our benefits

We offer a host of great benefits to our people after passing probation.

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Currently we have no vacancies – sign up for our Jobs list so you’re the first to hear when we are recruiting.

What's it like to work for Happy?

Imagine this:

  • Working for a company based around the principle that ‘people work best when they feel good about themselves’
  • A workplace where, instead of levels of approval, people are trusted to make the key decisions for themselves
  • Managers who’ll trust you to work out your own balance of life and work
  • A blame-free culture where mistakes are celebrated

Wouldn’t you want to work there?

Happy was recognised as 2nd in the 2022 UK’s Best Workplaces™ for Small Businesses and 15th in Europe for Small Businesses in 2022, based on our culture and values.

Our core values

About Happy's culture

On these pages, you can learn how we put our values into practice and what it's like to work at Happy through videos, quotes from our people, and photos.


Appraisals and recognition

Find out about our Happy@Happy snapshot form, how we complete our 360' feedback, and how we recognise our people.

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Decision-making

Happy has been recognised as one of the most democratic workplaces in the world. Find out more about our decision-making process and how we use Pre-Approval.

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Working to strengths

All new members of staff take the Clifton Strengths Assessment so we can find out what their top five strengths are. Here's how we use this information in our day-to-day work and in our organisation chart.

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Celebrating mistakes and cultivating innovation

Innovation is at the heart of Happy, and we encourage continuous improvement across the organisation. Here's what this looks like in practice.

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The 4 day week

With our four-day working week, full-time staff work for 80% of their hours for 100% of their salary, as long as they are 100% as productive (after passing probation). Here's more detail about how it works and what our people think about it.

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The recruitment process

Wanting to apply for a job at Happy? Find out what to consider before completing an application form, and what to expect throughout the process (whether or not your application is successful).

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Our Benefits

We offer a host of benefits to our people (after passing probation), including:

  • 4 day working week for full-time staff  Work 32 hours per week and be paid for 37.5 hours, as long as you are just as productive
  • Profit-related pay to staff and to charity 20% of our profit is distributed evenly between all staff and 4% of our profit is donated to charities (charities chosen by staff)
  • Monthly excellence bonus approximately £500 per year
  • Ability to work from home agreed with your team and dependent on role
  • 22 days of holiday allowance increased by 1 day per year of service (up to 30 days)
  • Birthday off each year on top of your annual leave entitlement, for low sickness record
  • Paid sabbaticals recognising long service with 4 weeks paid sabbaticals after 6 and 12 years, and 8 weeks after 20 years of service

Plus much more.

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Current Vacancies

Does this sound like a company you'd be proud to work for?

Currently we have no vacancies – please sign up for the Jobs list so you’re the first to hear when we are next recruiting for members of the team.

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