The benefits offered by Aster Group

The benefits on offer at Aster Group: 

Pension and financial wellbeing

  • The Social Housing Pension Scheme (SHPS) master trust, available for all employees with auto-enrolment contribution levels of 4% employee and 4% employer.
  • Financial webinars.
  • Pension one-to-ones, employer-paid.
  • Retirement modeller.

Healthcare and wellbeing

  • Health cash plans with Simply Health for all employees, employer-funded at level one, with additional cover options available for employees to purchase.
  • Aster Wellbeing Offer: support, tools and training and awareness opportunities for employees to manage their own wellbeing, infographics, podcasts and webinars.
  • Reconnect and rebalance wellbeing campaign to support employees in the move from homeworking to a hybrid working model.
  • Mental health first aiders.
  • Employee assistance programme (EAP).
  • Thrive app which includes cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) sessions, mindfulness and meditation tools.
  • Physical wellbeing webinars.
  • Virtual GP sessions.
  • Virtual physiotherapists.
  • Zoom Yoga and Zumba sessions.
  • Eye test vouchers.

Other benefits

  • Volunteering opportunities.
  • Payroll giving scheme.
  • Bikes-for-work scheme.
  • Voluntary benefits platform with Perkbox.

Company car

  • Car allowance for some employees.

Work/life balance or family-friendly policies

  • Flexible working, some limitations around certain roles
  • Maternity and paternity leave policies


  • New contracts include 26 days
  • Flexible leave policy for additional leave
  • An extra day after two years’ service

Employee recognition

  • Peer-to-peer recognition each month, all leaders have a recognition budget to spend how they see fit.
  • Annual awards, The Aster Way Awards, which recognise both teams and individuals throughout the business.