Reward & Recognition

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Reward & Recognition

Recognising your Contribution

Whether you are a new colleague or part of the GMROI family for many years, there are lots and lots of savings, discounts, and extras that are available to you.


  • More on your Mobile

    More on your Mobile

  • Tax free travel savings

    Tax free travel savings

  • Advance Pitstop

    Advance Pitstop

  • Fuel Discount

    Fuel Discount

  • Wellness Initiatives

    Wellness Initiatives

  • Colleague Assistance Programme

    Colleague Assistance Programme

  • Private Healthcare Discount

    Private Healthcare Discount

  • Financial Management

    Financial Management

  • GMROI Savings Scheme

    GMROI Savings Scheme

  • GMROI Pension Plan

    GMROI Pension Plan

  • Retirement Planning

    Retirement Planning

  • Share our Future

    Share our Future

  • Career Progression

    Career Progression

  • Colleague Discount Scheme

    Colleague Discount Scheme

  • Retail Partner Discounts

    Retail Partner Discounts

  • Learning and Development

    Learning and Development

  • Milestone Recognition

    Milestone Recognition

  • Colleague of the Month

    Colleague of the Month

  • Loyalty Award Programme

    Loyalty Award Programme

  • MyHub

    MyHub

  • Growing Families

    Growing Families

  • Annual Leave

    Annual Leave

  • Great Places to Work

    Great Places to Work

More on your Mobile

As a GMROI colleague, you are eligible for a discount on the Vodafone RED Essentials, RED and RED Super plans. Discounts are also available for existing My Way customers

Tax free travel savings

Cycle to Work Scheme

Using the cycle to work scheme all GMROI colleagues can obtain a brand new bike and safety equipment worth up to €1,000 saving up to 51% of the retail price of the bike and equipment. The repayments will be spread over a 6 month period.

Tax Saver

Tax-saver is available to anyone who use public transport to get to and from work. Savings of between 29% and 52% can be made o the regular price, depending on ticket type and your tax band. The cost of your ticket will be deducted at source on a monthly basis.

Advance Pitstop

As a GMROI colleague you can avail of up to 10% OFF car services and 5% OFF tyres* with Advance Pitshop.

Fuel Discount

We have partnered with Circle K (previously Topaz) to offer our employees a Topaz Fuel Card. Apply today to avail of cheaper fuel, car wash discount, Play or Park Loyalty Points, and exclusive third party offers with AA, FirstStop, Autoglass, Stena and more.

Wellness Initiatives

We have annual VHI Health Check Stations in all branches and head office, monthly webinars and wellness email updates, new starter wellness training and ad hoc initiatives such as fruit baskets sent to all locations to promote your five a day.

Colleague Assistance Programme

Your welfare is our concern. The purpose of our Colleague Assistance Programme is to provide practical assistance and emotional support during difficult times in our daily lives. The CAP offers a free confidential counselling and information service which gives colleagues reassurance that there is someone to talk to in a confidential and safe manner.

Private Healthcare Discount

As a Grafton employee, you can take advantage of our corporate discount for private healthcare which will conveniently be deducted at source from your monthly gross salary. We offer a choice of two popular suppliers

Financial Management

We offer the opportunity to bank at work with Bank of Ireland who provide onsite advice, an online portal, dedicated phone team and Mobile Mortgage Manager service. We also work with Taxback.com who offer assistance in claiming back tax.

GMROI Savings Scheme

Sometimes we all need a helping hand to save. Well now it couldn’t be easier with our savings scheme operated by the payroll department.

GMROI Pension Plan

All new colleagues get the opportunity to become a member of our Defined Contribution Pension Scheme when they have completed six months service.

In addition, when you become a member of the Grafton Merchanting Defined Contribution Pension Scheme we will automatically include you
in our Life Assurance Policy, this policy covers you for four times your basic salary.

Retirement Planning

To support retiring colleagues, GMROI offers a Retirement Planning course. This two day course supports colleagues with information to support during the transition to retirement. The course is fully funded by GMROI and offered to all colleagues planning to retire in the coming year.

Share our Future

We are delighted to give our colleagues 
the opportunity to share in the growth and profitability of GMROI. Therefore you will be afforded the opportunity to share the profits of the company each year.

Career Progression

Currently all colleagues have annual PDR meetings with their line managers where they have the opportunity to discuss the future of their career and discuss training needs and the steps they need to take to progress within GMROI.

Colleague Discount Scheme

The Grafton Ireland Colleague Discount Card is an initiative of GMROI and Woodies that will allow qualifying colleagues in all of the participating businesses access to significant discounts at the point of sale.

Retail Partner Discounts

The GMROI Group Scheme discount site gives you the opportunity to save money with hundreds of well-known brands and companies.

Discounts are available online and in-store in a wide range of categories, including Travel, Computers & Internet, Motoring, Entertainment, Eating Out, Fashion & Clothing, Health, Sports & Fitness, Grocery Shopping, Jewellery, Beauty & Cosmetics, and many more.

Learning and Development

What type of Learning supports do we provide?

  1. Grafton Academy – E-Learning modules
  2. Soft Skill Training opportunities
  3. System training – E.g. Word, Excel, Acustar
  4. Further Education Support
  5. Management Development Programme
  6. Sales and Customer Service Training

Milestone Recognition

Here at GMROI we believe it is important to recognise important milestones in our colleagues lives. If you get married or have a baby we send you a special gift to mark the occasion.

Colleague of the Month

This award is to recognise colleagues who go above and beyond the call of duty when dealing with customers both internal and external.

Loyalty Award Programme

Here at GMROI we consider that it
 is important to acknowledge the valuable contribution that all of our long serving colleagues make to the company’s continued growth and success.

Therefore, colleagues who have reached 5, 10, 20, 30, 40 and 50 years’ loyalty milestones with the company will receive a loyalty award in recognition of their commitment and loyalty to GMROI.

MyHub

MyHub is an exciting way of managing your own employee record!

  • Access your payslips and P60’s Book your holidays
  • Book family leave i.e. Maternity, Paternity, Parental etc.
  • Manage your mileage and expense claims
  • Access your learning record
  • Book a training course
  • Apply for a new role

Growing Families

We are proud to provide paid Paternity, Maternity and Adoptive leave to all GMROI colleagues with over 1 years’ service with use.

Annual Leave

Full time colleagues are entitled to 21 days in a full annual leave year plus 9 days public holidays. Part time colleagues are entitled to the same annual leave pro rata for hours worked. For example, a colleague working three days per week is entitled to 13 days annual leave. As an added benefit colleagues are entitled to extra day’s annual leave depending on length of service.

Great Places to Work

GMROI launched their first Great Places to Work survey, MySay in 2018. The programme aims to assist workplaces in creating a high-trust culture, and to recognise those organisations that are developing best practices in this area.