Staff discounts and benefits
We currently have arrangements for staff discounts in place with many local and national retailers or services.
NHS discounts are able to offer discounts and services in the areas of cars and motoring, fashion, health and wellbeing, vouchers gifts, insurance, holidays and helplines. To find out more information on NHS discounts click here
Cycle to work
We encourage our staff to live healthy lifestyles and as part of this WVT have signed up to the cycle to work scheme. This scheme helps staff with the purchase of a tax-free bike for journeys to and from the workplace and saves approximately 40 per cent on the cost of a new bike. We buy the bike on your behalf and lease it back to you through a monthly salary sacrifice scheme, deducted from your gross pay. This allows employees to make savings on tax and national insurance and pay for their bike in a manageable way. Once the hire period is complete, you have the option to buy the bike for a fair market value or to extend the lease. To find out more information on cycling to work click here
Childcare vouchers are a fantastic resource for parents. Using a simple online process, a proportion of gross salary will be converted into vouchers that are accepted by the vast majority of childcare providers. Employees can therefore make savings on tax and national insurance contributions. Quick and easy instructions are available on the intranet. The vouchers can be used not only at local nurseries, but at breakfast clubs, after school clubs and holidays clubs. To find out more information on childcare vouchers click here
This scheme enables staff to lease a car through the Trust. The money will be deducted from gross salary each month, allowing staff to make savings through tax and national insurance contributions. There are hundreds of cars available through this scheme so employees can choose one that suits their needs. This deal includes insurance, tax and maintenance. To find out more information on the car scheme click here
My Trust Benefits
We subscribe to a benefits service which offers discounts to staff at hundreds of retailers locally and nationwide. Save money on your weekly food shops, toiletries and cosmetics, meals out and holidays or weekend breaks.
At The County Hospital site we offer staff discounts on meals and drinks in the Spires Restaurant at the hospital, open from 9am – 2.30pm, Monday to Friday and Café Tempo open from 7.30am – 8pm Monday to Sunday (discounts available from 2.30pm onwards).
There is an on-site ‘Go-Shop’ situated in the main reception area of The County Hospital and provides items such as confectionery, drinks, magazines and gifts, Open from 7.30am -8pm Monday – Friday and at weekends 8am -5.30pm.
Staff qualify for a range of discounts by virtue of working for the NHS – details can be viewed at www.healthservicediscounts.com