The benefits offered by BW

The benefits offered by BW:

Pension and protection

  • Defined contribution (DC) group personal pension (GPP) scheme for all employees, with a 4% contribution from both the employer and the employee.
  • Group income protection offered to all staff on an employer-paid basis.
  • Critical illness insurance for all employees, which pays up to 75% of salary after three months until retirement or the individual’s return to work full time.
  • Death-in-service benefit of four-times salary.

Health and wellbeing

  • Employer-funded private medical insurance for all employees, as well as their partners and children up to age 25.
  • Employee assistance programme (EAP).
  • Mental health first aiders.
  • Mental health awareness training.
  • Dental insurance available to all staff on an employer-paid basis.
  • Health cash plan, which includes and eyecare and a physiotherapy benefit, available to all employees on an employer-paid basis.

Work-life balance 

  • Enhanced maternity policy of 18 weeks of leave at full pay, followed by 21 weeks at statutory maternity pay.
  • Enhanced paternity leave of six weeks at full pay, to be taken within the child’s first year.
  • Flexible-working opportunities.
  • Childcare vouchers scheme open to existing members, closed to new members.
  • 28 days holiday.

Other benefits

  • Voluntary benefits scheme offering retail discounts through an online platform.
  • Bikes-for-work scheme.
  • Weekly bring-your-dog-to-work day.