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Work and Education staff benefits

  • Training and Qualification Loan
    Save up to 42% off the cost of work-related training and qualifications through our tax-free 'salary sacrifice'  training and qualification loan scheme
  • 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. It is a great way to develop your skills
  • Adult Learning Courses Get 20% discount off the full, basic fee for any adult learning courses normally eligible for discounts (additional costs such as sundries are not subject to the discount)
  • Flexible Working
    This scheme enables staff to request different types of flexible working: part time, home working, job share, TOIL For more information go to the internal s-net page and search for 'flexible working policy'
  • MyCareer
    MyCareer helps you to plan your career with the council. Summaries on job roles, learning and development, are available to compare yourself against, along with access to job profiles of interest 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 go to the internal s-net page and search for 'give as you earn'.

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

  • by email at
  • 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.

  • Updated: 01 Nov 2016
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