The benefits on offer at Investigo:
Pension and group risk
- Auto-enrolment pension scheme for all employees on completion of three months’ service, with 5% of qualifying earnings minimum contribution for employee and 3% for the employer. Employees can increase their contributions.
- Group income protection, employer paid, for all employees after probation period.
- Financial one-to-one coaching.
- Private medical insurance, employer paid for all employees following probation period. Employees can pay for spouse or partner, and dependent children.
- Employee assistance programme (EAP).
- Mental health first aiders.
- Mental health training for people managers.
- Situational awareness training to help employees feel safe.
- A wellbeing document for people to access which also references a number of support charities for families as well as individuals.
- Free eye test for employees. If an employee needs glasses for VDU work, the employer pays toward that cost: £55 for single vision glasses and £75 for varifocal glasses.
- A wellbeing and engagement committee which is dedicated to identifying the right initiatives that need to be in place. It has introduced things like ‘tea and talk’ through lockdown to help people get to know others who are not in their immediate working circle.
- A wellbeing Wednesday with yoga, martial arts and nutrition talks. A physiotherapist attends in person for one-to-one sessions when employees are in the office. The online sessions allow family members to also join in.
- An armed forces policy which allows an extra two weeks for Reservists to embark of their annual training. One week paid by employer and the other is unpaid.
- Enhanced maternity policy in terms of pay and leave, and also an allocated maternity buddy at the point someone is expecting to when they return if they would like it.
- New fathers are partnered with other experienced ones where required to help them too.
- Two days minimum in the office (as government guidelines allow and as employees feel comfortable) on a rotation plan; this will continue once the guidelines have been lifted.
- Discretionary half day on Fridays, so people can do other things that they feel is important for them.
- Core hours policy where people are in the office between 10am and 4pm to help them with their commute.
- 22 days (plus bank holidays) and an additional three days over the Christmas period when the office is closed.
- One day per year for every full calendar year of service up to a maximum of 25 days.
- Employees can buy up to five days’ holiday.
- Season ticket loans
- Loans for home office equipment
- Bikes-for-work scheme