IOP Publishing | science first

What we can offer you

IOP Publishing provides a friendly, positive, open, relaxed but purposeful environment. People who come to work here tend to stay. This is because it feels like you come to work with your friends, not just colleagues. We like to think we've got the kind of environment that encourages people to do well and to enjoy what they do. We believe in treating each other with respect, providing an opportunity for you to contribute to our future. IOP Publishing is a great place to work. 

Our success is made possible by the talent, energy and commitment of our people to the company and what we do. This success is founded on having the right people in the right place, in an environment in which they can flourish.

Rewards and development

We offer employees a comprehensive benefits package including an exceptional pension scheme offering up to 12% salary contribution from us, private medical insurance and annual leave of up to 30 days. We have the additional advantage of offering benefits through a flexible benefits scheme providing tax savings and the ability to match benefits to your own needs.

The benefits available to employees include:

  • Personal pension
  • Private medical insurance
  • Gym membership
  • Travel insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Critical illness insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Buy or sell annual leave  

You also have the option to add family members to insurance policies for private medical, dental and travel.

Salaries are reviewed regularly and we track the market to ensure we pay our employees competitively. We offer a discretionary bonus scheme based on company and personal performance.

We set great store by the training and development of our people. We train a good number of recent graduates from scratch and we seek to develop the skills that others bring to us.

We have an active Corporate Social Responsibility agenda which sponsors local charities, supports employees' charitable activities and offers volunteering opportunities. We also have the facility for employees to give directly to charity through payroll. You can read IOP Publishing's corporate and social responsibility policy on our corporate website.

In addition, employees in Bristol can take advantage of some of our corporate sponsorship arrangements including discounted entry to Bristol Zoo and SS Great Britain.