The benefits offered by Arup

Arup offers the following benefits to its employees.



Trust-based defined contribution scheme with 96% take-up. Employees contribute 2% to 6% of salary, and Arup double matches employee contributions up to a maximum of 12%. 

Healthcare and wellbeing

Private medical insurance: core and upgrade available through flex.
Employee counselling.
Health screening.
Occupational health.
Free flu vaccinations.
Discounted gym membership.

Group risk

Life assurance at four-times salary.
Income protection.
Critical illness insurance.
Personal accident insurance.


25 days, including bank holidays, as standard for all employees.
Staff can carry over up to 30 days of accrued untaken holiday, which will decrease to 20 in 2016.
Staff can draw up to 10 days a year from the following year’s holiday allowance.
A maximum of five days can be bought or sold through flex.
When an employee leaves the organisation, there is a reconciliation of their holiday entitlement, with the final balance being credited or deducted to/from their final salary.

Other benefits

Flexible working/sabbaticals policy.
Three months enhanced maternity and shared parental leave.
Voluntary benefits discounts scheme.
Childcare vouchers.
Interest-free loans.
Bikes for work.
PC scheme (Microsoft Enterprise home use licence and a range of Apple products).
Mobile phones.