37% of benefits professionals have access to flexible benefits

EXCLUSIVE: Just over one-third (37%) of respondents have access to a flexible benefits scheme, according to research by Employee Benefits.

The Employee Benefits Salary survey 2014, which questioned 361 people who are responsible for managing benefits and reward in UK organisations, also found that three-quarters (67%) have access to voluntary benefits.

Tax-efficient perks are also offered to most respondents, particularly benefits offered via salary sacrifice arrangements.

The most common tax-efficient benefits available to HR and benefits professionals are childcare vouchers (59%), followed by pension contributions (50%), bikes-for-work schemes (39%) and payroll-giving schemes (25%). 

Does your employer offer a flexible benefits scheme?

No                        63%

Yes                       37%

Source: Those responsible for reward and benefits for staff in their own organisation (283)

Does your employer offer a voluntary benefits scheme?

Yes                       67%

No                        33%

Source: Those responsible for reward and benefits for staff in their own organisation (283

For which tax-efficient perks do you use sacrifice salary?

Source: Those responsible for reward and benefits for staff in their own organisation (283)