EXCLUSIVE: Co-operative Employee Benefits introduces energy and phone discounts

Co-operative Employee Benefits has expanded its product range with energy and home phone discounts, legal services, family care advice and ethical nurseries.

The provider, which previously only offered childcare vouchers and bikes for work, has introduced the products to ensure employers can offer something for all employees.

If employees switch their energy provider Co-operative Energy they receive a one-off £50 credit towards their first bill. The phone service offers a discounted price on broadband and home phone.

The legal service, provided by Co-operative Legal Services, offers employees access to a free legal helpline, discounts on will writing and probate estate management, and a fixed rate for any legal action.

The ethical childcare, which can be added to a childcare voucher scheme, includes access to nurseries that promote fair trade, locally sourced products, and teaches children about co-operative values.

Meanwhile, its carer service, with Grace Consulting, provides employees with advice and guidance on respite and residential care for dependent relatives.

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