James Fisher's benefits package has been developed to attract, develop and retain talented individuals.
The standard benefits offered by James Fisher and its subsidiary companies are as follows:
The share save scheme offered by the James Fisher is available on an annual basis around May/June. It is open to all UK based employees that have successfully completed their probation period at the time of announcement. Employees are able to save between £5 and £250 per month for a period of 3, 5 or 7 years. At the end of the chosen period, the option is available to purchase shares at the 'option price' or to take the net cash saved, plus any bonus that may be due. It is possible to earn up to £10,900 tax free (share price dependent).
The voluntary health benefit allows employees to claim money towards everyday healthcare up to a limited amount as defined by the chosen level of cover. Categories include:
- Dental care
- Dental accident
- Optical care
- Body health screening
- Hospital cover
- Child payment
- Accidental death
James Fisher operates a stakeholder pension scheme through Aegon. Details of the scheme are provided within the contract of employment.
This benefit covers all UK based employees and provides a payment of 2.5 x basic annual salary should you die whilst in employment. Employees are eligible for this benefit from commencement of employment.
The childcare voucher scheme is operated through Computershare and is open to employees from commencement of employment. This is a recognised method of paying for registered childcare and can be used for children up to 16 years of age. As a salary sacrifice, the scheme allows each parent, to save up to £933 on childcare costs.
Ride to work is a voluntary scheme run through Evans Cycles. The scheme runs as a salary sacrifice offering savings of up to 42% on bikes and accessories, with the cost being spread over 12 months. Employees can still make use of special offers, sale items and price match guarantees. This scheme is available to UK based employees following successful completion of their probationary period.
The company provide cover for private medical insurance to senior managers following the successful completion of their probationary period. Employees may add their partners/children to the scheme at their own expense. Deductions will be taken direct from salaries on a monthly basis.
Where applicable the company may provide a relocation allowance in line with HMRC guidelines.