on offer than you might imagine
staff could be missing out on a wide range of benefits
and discounts, the staff well-being survey from last December
has revealed. While one in 20 staff have benefited from
the 'people matter' scheme run by human resources, just
over three-quarters weren't aware of the initiative and
only 10% have visited the website to see what's on offer.
matter' negotiates benefits and special offers on a range
of products and services for University staff. Recruitment
and retention manager Lisa Furlong, who oversees the scheme,
believes the survey might not be providing a full picture.
results are a little disappointing," she said. "However,
it's possible that many who responded might not be aware
of what the scheme covers and how they benefit.
who travels to work on a University metro card, is a member
of Leeds Hospital Fund, or uses the University nursery,
is benefiting from people matter. The staff counsellor
or the new 24-hour counselling service are all provided
under the scheme, as are the Christmas discount cards,
and reductions in shops such as Costco and Blackwells."
new human resources website, to be launched later this
year, will help promote the scheme amongst University
staff. New benefits are advertised through the website
or the Reporter.
day I get calls from companies who would like to promote
their products and services to staff at discounted prices,
from insurance, sports and leisure facilities and flights
to holidays or hotel accommodation," said Lisa Furlong.
"At the moment, I'm keeping these companies on hold,
until we know more about what staff want."
there are services you would like people matter to provide,
contact Lisa Furlong on firstname.lastname@example.org
or call ext 34130.
the people matter information on the human resources website