My Shopping Discounts

Offering you fantastic retail discounts on anything you want to shop for, from groceries to holidays. Access on any device, via the web or the SmartSpending™ app

How do I get access to MyShopping Discounts? 


When you join Anchor, within your first month you’ll get a welcome email from with a personalised link for you to register.   Your link is valid for 21 days and you should receive it within a month of starting.  All permanent and Bank colleagues are eligible.

Once registered, you can download and log into the SmartSpenindgTM app or My Shopping Discounts website and access a range of savings.   

Not received a welcome email? Check your junk folder and check the email we have on myHR ESS for you.  If you can’t locate your email, don’t worry you can still activate you account on the login page here.

How Does It Work?


Get a fixed amount or a percentage of your total spend back when you shop online. Just click the offer, follow the link and make your purchase.  It only takes a couple of seconds to save this way!

Once you Cashback has been confirmed (this can take up to 90 days), you can then use this Cashback balance to purchase Instant Vouchers or withdraw it into your bank account.

A great tip to get the most out of your Cashback money is to save it up for bigger purchases or for expensive periods, for example the festive period at the end of the year. Even if you’re just saving a little bit here and there, this really adds up.

Purchase Instant Vouchers at a discounted price and start saving instantly. Simply show your voucher at the till if you’re buying in store or enter the code at the checkout if you’re buying online. You can buy them on the go using the SmartSpending™ app to help with those spur of the moment purchases.

Save 7% at over 40 UK retailers with an EasySaver™ Card. Topping up can be done in as little as 15 minutes, and from your mobile phone, so if you’re out and about it couldn’t be easier.

Get a Reloadable Card to use with your favourite retailers and you can enjoy huge savings both in store and online. Plus, you can use them alongside other discounts, promotions, loyalty points and offers to save even more.

You can use Auto Top-Up to help you budget by adding, for example, £50 to your Reloadable Sainsbury’s, Tesco or Asda Card every week or month. You’re still completely in control – you can pause or cancel your Auto Top-up whenever you want and restart it with the click of a

To set up Auto Top-up, go to your Reloadable Cards under ‘Account’, select the
Card you want and click ‘Set up Auto Top-up’. Then, enter the amount you want to
top up weekly or monthly, select your payment method, and confirm!

Enjoy savings on the go with the SmartSpending App

Download the SmartSpending™ app and enjoy your employee discounts wherever you are, whenever you need them. Available to download on Apple and Android, the SmartSpending™ app allows you to:

  • purchase Instant Vouchers on-the-go and save them to a digital wallet for speedy spending later
  • receive push notifications, so you never miss an exciting offer
  • earn Cashback when you shop online with your smartphone
  • keep track of the savings you’re making and see them building.

You can purchase Instant Vouchers and reloadable cards as gifts for friends and family.

never miss a deal

Wouldn’t it be great if you got notified every time you visited the website of a
retailer who offers a discount through MyShopping Discounts? Well, that’s perfectly possible! The SmartSpending™ Browser Extension is your best friend when you’re shopping online.

Simply log-into MyShopping Discounts, click on Discounts,  choose  SmartSpending™ Browser Extension and follow the instructions.  Once downloaded you will need to activate by right clicking on the SmartSpending™ icon in the top right of you browser (it will be greyed out) and select Extension Options.  Click sign in and when prompted enter  Follow the instructions and the SmartSpending™ icon will activate (no longer greyed out).  

Every time you’re browsing and you come across one of our Discount retailers, you will get a notification of exactly how much you could be saving.

The extension is available for Chrome, Firefox and Microsoft Edge!