The employee benefits offered by law firm Withers to its staff

Withers offers a benefits package that is designed to engage staff and offer perks that meet their needs.

Withers law firm office

The law firm reviewed its benefits and providers and conducted a staff survey in 2013 to ensure staff would be engaged and enthused by the offering.



  • Life assurance is employer-funded and available at four-times salary, up to £750,000, which can be flexed up to eight-times salary or down to two-times salary through Withers’ flexible benefits scheme.
  • Group income protection, employer-funded and up to 75% of salary.
  • Private medical insurance, employer-funded.
  • Dental insurance on a voluntary basis through salary sacrifice.
  • Doctor’s consultation service, with each employee offered two employer-funded consultations a year.
  • Eyecare vouchers, employer-funded.
  • Employer-paid flu jabs.
  • Health screening, with employees offered one employer-funded session every two years after two years’ service up to the age of 50. Over-50s are offered annual appointments.
  • Corporate gym membership, employer-funded but reclaimed from employees through salary sacrifice. 

Additional benefits

  • Employee assistance programme, employer-funded.
  • Client referral commission based on 5% of all fees billed, employer-funded.
  • Long service recognition, employer-funded.
  • Performance-related bonus for support staff and a chargeable-hours bonus with an additional discretionary performance-driven element for exceptional performing fee-earners, employer-funded.
  • Recruitment award worth £2,500 for the successful introduction of legal staff and £1,500 for secretarial and support staff, employer-funded.
  • Will writing, discounted.
  • Volunteering opportunities.
  • Give-as-you-earn.
  • Bikes for work.
  • Workplace café.
  • AA Fleet Scheme breakdown cover.
  • Childcare vouchers.
  • Computers and mobile phone scheme.
  • Conveyancing subsidy, employer-funded.
  • Passes to visit historic houses, employer-funded.
  • Holiday trading, sell aspect employer-funded.
  • Lifestyle discounts.
  • Season ticket loan.
  • Wedding/civil partner vouchers.
  • Independent financial adviser appointments, with each employee offered an employer-funded consultation every two years.