Voluntary benefits in the charity sector
In the current economic environment, a priority for all employers is to improve the cost-effectiveness and tax-efficiency of their operations. For HR Directors, the introduction of voluntary benefits schemes is a way of boosting the rewards on offer to staff, at little or no cost to the company in question.
The charity sector has long kept an eye on its HR and administration budgets, as even during an economic boom it cannot be seen to be dipping into the funds raised in order to offer "nice-to-have" perks to staff.
Pearlfinders has spoken with five of the UK's 20 largest charities by revenue, studying the role decision-makers feel voluntary benefits have to play in the sector, along with the challenges associated with future implementation. We spoke to: -
Save the Children
British Heart Foundation
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