At GNM we recognise the importance that our employees place on their long-term financial security, work/life balance, health and wellbeing. We offer a range of benefits which we believe help support these requirements and continue to look for ways to offer more to our employees.
But our culture is also about giving back and through our Community Strategy we encourage our employees to become involved in charitable work through, for example, volunteering or payroll giving.
To support long term financial security we offer:
And to help make the most of today we offer:
Health and Wellbeing:
The employee helpline is the best thing. Employees can ring about any problem or issue and speak to someone who can arrange all sorts of help from face to face counselling to legal and medical advice.
As a contractor, you don't have health care but you receive an extra payment instead of about £70/month. The default pension for younger contractors/employees (under 45ish?) is a company contribution of 8% if you contribute 5%, plus 0.5% for every additional 1% you contribute. The company contribute more if you're older.
It's not openly discussed. It's only discovered when an individual feels led to seek it out, to find out what options, if any, are available.
the package benefits are ok, but as it was a non-profit organisation their benefits were not that great - the company pension contribution was great,
Free newspapers, random things at the teapoints
Benefits are altogether good although bonuses suspended currently because of poor company performance
Barely any good benefits to working at GNM unfortunately for young people. No free gym membership or discounts at retailers or businesses. They do however provide childcare vouchers for parents.
Generous holiday allowance, flexible working options but hardly any perks at all. Private healthcare for permanent staff (free but employee pays tax on it), no Christmas bonus.
Best: paid sabbatical, nine day fortnight.
In editorial you work with inspiring colleagues, in excellent working conditions and receive generous benefits, including nine-day fortnights and a paid sabbatical every four years.
List based on reports from current and former employees. It may not be complete.