It wasn’t so long ago that employee benefits were thought of as a retention tool for employers. A goodwill gesture to deter staff from jumping to a competitor’s ship.
Research has since proved that good things happen to companies whose employee compensation goes beyond annual leave. Because talented job-seekers have a choice, and benefits offered by prospective employers hold a lot of weight in that decision. Businesses have therefore started using perks in the way people use clothes on Tinder dates: as a means of attraction and an expression of character.
This checklist is based on findings from The Great Perk Search report, which surveyed 2315 British adults in part-time and full-time employment.