Posted: Thu Jun 02, 2011 8:06 am Post subject: Major UK Retailers Added To Employee Savings Programme
Major UK Retailers Added To Employee Savings Programme
Released on: June 02, 2011, 5:42 am
Industry: Human Resources
Four more major UK retailers have been added to Edenred’s extensive employee savings platform, enabling businesses to offer their staff even more opportunities to save money.
The latest retailers to offer discounts on their lifestyle products are award-winning hairdressers Toni&Guy; beauty retailer Crabtree & Evelyn; online wine retailer Naked Wines and Virgin Experience Days which offer gifts from fine-dining restaurants, spa breaks, theatre trips and holidays.
These companies boost the existing portfolio of discounted vouchers and reloadable cards to more than 50 major retail names, while at the same time helping employers to motivate staff with incentives and flexible benefits.
Each employee registers on a dedicated website and can tailor their requirements to ensure they receive discounts that fit their lifestyle and interest. These special offers can also be passed on to family, ensuring that the benefit is spread further.
Wayne Harrington, product manager at Edenred, comments: “We’re pleased to be working with these major UK retailers to add a wide range of discounts to our employee savings platform which in turn provides businesses with a valuable tool in their motivation and engagement strategy.
“In the current economic climate and with VAT increases and tax changes in full force, there is pressure on disposable incomes. Employers who join employee savings schemes can effectively give their staff a pay rise of almost £1000 a year pre tax, at minimal cost to the business.”
Notes to editors:
Edenred in the UK
Edenred is the new name for Accor Services, Capital Incentives & Motivation and Motivano. It has 260 employees, 15,000 private and public sector clients, 750,000 users and 50,000 affiliates throughout the UK.
Accor Services pioneered the way with employee benefits solutions including the introduction of Luncheon Vouchers in 1954; Childcare Vouchers in 1989; and the first B2B prepaid payroll card in 2009.
Edenred is the world leader in providing solutions that enhance well-being and improve the performance of people within organisations.
Operating in 40 countries, with 6,000 employees, nearly 500,000 private and public sector customers, 33 million users and 1.2 million affiliates, Edenred offers a wide range of products in two categories - Employee and Public Benefits and Performance Solutions.
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Edenred UK Press Office
Tel: 020 7736 4022
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