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Work and Education staff benefits

  • Training and Qualification Loan
    This scheme has now closed as with effect from 5 April 2017, Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs (HMRC) removed the tax savings advantages for various salary sacrifice schemes.
  • Buy and Sell Annual Leave
    With your manager's approval you may apply to buy up to 10 days or sell up to three days annual leave each year
  • Employee Volunteering Scheme
    You can take up to two days or equivalent (pro-rata) paid time off to volunteer through the employee volunteering scheme.
  • Adult Learning Courses                                                                                                                                           Get 20% a discount off the full, basic fee for any adult learning course. (Additional costs such as sundries are not subject to the discount)
  • Flexible Working
    With your manager's approval you can change your working hours to: part time, term time, home working or job sharing. For more information search for 'flexible working policy' on the s-net.
  • MyCareer
    MyCareer helps you to plan your career with the council. Summaries on job roles and learning and development opportunities are available, along with access to job profiles relevant to you in progressing your career
  • Give As You Earn (GAYE)
    This scheme enables eligible staff to donate a regular fixed sum to any charity (or charities) recognised by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). All donations are tax-free. For more information search for 'give as you earn' on the s-net.

    If you do not have access to the internal s-net or if you need further advice please contact My Helpdesk:

  • by email at myhelpdeskhr@surreycc.gov.uk
  • or internal to My Helpdesk HR/CAE/SCC
  • or by phone on 020 8541 9000

    Please check that you are happy with the choices you make before signing up for these benefits.

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