Salary sacrifice cars to see big growth in flex

Salary sacrifice car schemes are the most popular benefit that employers plan to add to their flexible benefits plan, according to the Employee Benefits/Towers Watson Flexible Benefits Research 2014.

Some 22% of respondents plan to add this perk to flex, while 10% of employers plan to add low-emission cars to their plans.

Some 18% of employers currently offer salary sacrifice cars and 11% of employers currently offer low-emission cars through their flex plans. 

Dining cards, such as Tastecard and Gourmet Society, ranked as the third benefit on employers’ radars, with 12% of organisations planning to offer the perk. Just over 40% of employers currently already offer it. 

Meanwhile, 7% of employers plan to introduce childcare vouchers, which is the most popular benefit employers currently offer through flex, offered by 86% of organisations. 

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