Staff benefits

Learning and Work Institute offers a variety of employee benefits to staff.

  • Contractual annual leave entitlement & public holidays or grace days (significantly above statutory minimum)
  • Pension
  • Season ticket loan
  • Salary advances (for exceptional circumstances)
  • Occupational Sick Pay entitlement (well above statutory minimum)
  • Flexible working practices / working from home
  • Reasonable adjustments for those with disabilities
  • EDS – Employee Development Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) through Health Assured – counselling; financial advice etc
  • Eye test support
  • Study support for relevant professional/academic qualifications
  • Occupational maternity leave & pay (above statutory minimum)
  • Time off for ante-natal appointments
  • Compassionate leave
  • Paid leave to care for a sick person
  • Time off for trade union duties
  • Time off for public duties
  • Childcare vouchers or financial childcare support
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Paternity pay
  • Redundancy pay


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