McDonald’s offers staff discounts on laptops and mobile phones

McDonald’s has introduced discounts on Fujitsu-Siemens wireless-enabled laptops and O2 mobile phones for its 67,000-strong workforce.

Staff will be able to sign up for discounted line rental and pay-as-you-go mobile phones six times a year, and have until the end of January to take advantage of discounts of up to 24% on wireless-enabled laptops.

Neal Blackshire, benefits and compensation manager, said the firm was keen to offer deals that staff could share with their friends and family and which are suited to its young workforce demographic.”

[These discounts represent] a relevant benefit for our staff. We’re trying to find easy mechanisms of offering great deals to employees,” said Blackshire.