Employee Benefits.

Company Pension Scheme

HORIBA MIRA offers a defined contribution pension scheme. More information will be available shortly.

Permanent Health Insurance

Subject to eligibility conditions and claim acceptance by the insurer's all employees are protected by Permanent Health Insurance. At present 50% of salary is payable for a maximum of two years (or to the age of 65 if sooner) following a qualifying period of 3 months absence on sick leave. The duration and level of benefit may be changed by HORIBA MIRA in the future without notice.

Sports & Social Club

Employees can join the sports and social club for a small amount each month. There is a function room on site and the S&SC committee organise various events including quizzes, themed party nights, bonfire and fireworks party, amongst other things. There are also various sporting sections which employees can get involved with including football, running, golf, short mat bowls, clay pigeon shooting and fishing to name a few. There are all of these facilities on site in Nuneaton, plus tennis, netball courts and cricket nets.

Staff Restaurant

There is a staff restaurant on site at Nuneaton which offers breakfasts, and hot and cold lunches to eat in or take out.


HORIBA MIRA offers the equivalent of 27 or 29 days holiday a year (in hours) to full time employees, plus 8 bank holiday days. The amount depends on the grade of employee.

Maternity / Paternity / Adoption Leave

HORIBA MIRA offers enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave, subject to rules of the scheme. Full details are available from HOIRBA MIRA’s Personnel Department.


HORIBA MIRA operates an excellent flexi-time system in order to encourage flexible working for the Company and the individual. Staff have the opportunity to redeem flexi-time at the year end, subject to rules of the scheme.

Subsidised Corporate Clothing

Staff are entitled to purchase a limited amount of corporate clothing each year, part subsidised by their department.

Lindley Education Fund

Lindley Education Fund exists to support staff with payment for further education courses in subjects unrelated to their work. Up to £100 towards the cost of course fees at local centres of further education is payable at the discretion of the trustees during any 12 month period.

Local Discounts

HORIBA MIRA has negotiated discounts with many of their approved suppliers and local stores. These include discounts for travel, sports shops, gym membership, physiotherapy and local leisure attractions.

Work Life Balance

HORIBA MIRA offers staff the opportunity to work flexibly, in order to attain a balance between their home and work life. The Work Life Balance scheme is very comprehensive and is open to all staff regardless of their personal circumstances. Flexible working applications are considered on a case-by-case basis. More information is available from the Personnel Department. Examples of current HORIBA MIRA Work Life Balance arrangements include nine-day fortnight, compressed hours, working from home, career break etc.

Professional Subscriptions

HORIBA MIRA will pay the corporate membership subscription and related engineering council fee (if applicable) for one professional institution for each employee, providing that membership is relevant to their work, e.g. IMechE, IET, BCS etc. Payment is subject to the rules of HOIRBA MIRA’s procedure.