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University of Birmingham Benefits

15 Ratings

Employee Benefit Reviews

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  • 31 Jan 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Research Associate in Birmingham, England

    Very relaxed atmosphere. Am allowed to take holiday whenever needed (as long as good research progress is made). Lots of funding to go abroad for conferences.

  • 12 Feb 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Research Fellow in Birmingham, England

    Good pension scheme; But poor salary

  • 30 Dec 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Birmingham, England

    The pension scheme was good, and time off easy to take if needed.

  • 09 Nov 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Birmingham, England

    Holidays during Christmas and Easter break

  • 01 Nov 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Site Assistant in Birmingham, England

    Best - As a student and young person, you get a very high wage compared to other jobs. Worst - No performance based bonuses.

  • 04 Oct 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Birmingham, England

    pension, annual leave, one day workshops for different subject trainings enhancing your skills for your current job, aid for your daily travel to office, spectacles, driving classes, eye tests with their suggested centers.

  • 01 May 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Site Assistant in Birmingham, England

    As a part-time zero hours contract worker, I was not part of the pension schemes or other perks offered by the university and therefore cannot comment on that.

  • 01 Mar 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Research Fellow in Birmingham, England

    Best Flexible Hours Worst: Bicycle Scheme

  • 09 Apr 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Graduate Teaching Assistant in Edgbaston, England

    There were no benefits available

  • 15 Mar 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Post Doctoral Researcher in Birmingham, England

    Very relaxed approach to working hours, as long as all the work is done it's possible to have days off every week. generally supervisors are very understanding about commitments in personal lives.

Benefits Summary

List based on reports from current and former employees. It may not be complete.

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Insurance, Health & Wellness

  • Critical Illness Cover
  • Income Protection
  • Life Insurance
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Health Insurance
  • Death in Service
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance

Financial & Retirement

  • Pension Plan
  • SIPP
  • Corporate ISA
  • Save as You Earn
  • Share Incentive Plan
  • Performance Bonus
  • Stock Options

Family & Parenting

Vacation & Time Off

Perks & Benefits

  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • Employee Discount
  • Commuter Checks & Assistance
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Gym Membership
  • Car Allowance
  • Free Lunch or Snacks
  • Company Car

Professional Support

  • Diversity Program
  • Apprenticeship Programme
  • Job Training
  • Professional Development

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