Important news about childcare vouchers
Please enrol for Childcare Vouchers before 10 September 2018, as the scheme is closing to new entrants.
The existing Employer Childcare Voucher Scheme will close to new entrants in October 2018, and anyone who wishes to join the Surrey County Council childcare vouchers salary sacrifice scheme must register by 10 September 2018. To register log onto Surrey Extra.
Parents can now choose between the Government's tax-free childcare (TFC) which is administered by National Savings & Investments, and the existing Employer Supported Childcare (ESC) salary sacrifice scheme, administered by the council. As both schemes operate differently, individual circumstances will dictate which scheme maximises the savings available. Find out more about the schemes to see which will best suit you and see some example scenarios which demonstrate how the two schemes can save you money.
There are thousands of other discounts and offers available to you and your family through MyBenefits. You can save money on food shopping, holidays, a lease car, cinema tickets, clothes, school uniforms, weekends away and much more. For more information on what's available, follow the links under the headings below.
If you haven't already registered for Surrey Extra then you will need to do this to access the retail discounts and salary sacrifice schemes. You can do this by following the following instructions. For help and information please read our frequently asked questions.
All you need to register is your personnel number which you'll find on your payslip. You will only need it once.
Step 1. visit www.surreyextra.co.uk and click on 'join now'
Step 2. enter your primary payroll number, surname and the 4 digit security code
Step 3. click on 'create account' and complete your registration.
Advice and support staff benefits
Including: Housing advice, Employee Assistance Programme, Whistleblowing (Expolink), and Credit Union services. Find out more about advice and support benefits.
Health and wellbeing staff benefits
Including: healthcare plans, dental insurance, health and wellbeing assessments, gym/health club memberships and eye tests. Find out more about health and wellbeing benefits.
Family and lifestyle discounts via Surrey Extra
Including: childcare vouchers, food shopping, cashback, holidays, gifts, cinema tickets, weekends away, local offers/discounts and Microsoft Home User Programme. Find out more about family and lifestyle discounts.
Travel and transport staff benefits
Including: lease car scheme, travel insurance, cycle to work schemes, bus and train discounts, car clubs and car sharing schemes and much more. Find out more about travel and transport benefits.
Work and education staff benefits
Including: employee volunteering scheme, discounted adult learning courses and much more. Find out more about work and education benefits.
Other employee benefits
More information on the following benefits can be found on S-net:
- Pension Scheme
- Annual Leave
- Maternity and adoption pay
- Parental leave
- Sick pay entitlement
- Early retirement and severance scheme
- Long service awards at 25 and 40 years
- Special Leave for Reserve Forces Training