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Staff Benefits

Status: Expired
The ESPO 319_19 Framework has completed its 4-year duration. Within the coming months we shall inform customers about the replacement of the framework (319_23 Staff Benefits – coming late summer 2023) for customers via ESPO or collaborative partner frameworks. If you require further information in relation to this statement or would like to be put on our “interested parties list” to receive updates, please contact the ESPO Team, Corporate Solutions, at

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Lot 1 Managed Service

The Managed Service Provider (MSP) will work with employers to develop and manage a ‘total benefits’ package, offering a full range of staff benefits to employees. The staff benefits will comprise of a number of popular schemes and voluntary benefits as required. This may also include emerging and innovative benefits as employers look for alternative ways to reward employees. It is advisable that organisations considering using the managed service will be looking to take up two or more benefits; otherwise the standalone benefits may be more suitable.

Lot 2 Cycle to Work

Bike loans operated through salary sacrifice arrangements typically run over 12 or 18 months. The employee must use the bike to travel, for some part at least, between home and work. As payments are made from employees' gross salary, they are made free from income tax and national insurance (NI), while employers also save the NI contributions.

Lot 3 Financial Wellbeing

A scheme for employees who wish to to address their financial wellbeing via routes such as consolidation of loan repayments, saving options and general financial advice. Payments will be made directly from an employee’s wages. Please note that Customers and their Employees should satisfy themselves that loan and savings rates offered are competitive.

Lot 4 Technology Products

New technology can be purchased through this arrangement by employees.

Lot 5 Leisure and Retail

Employers offer employees the opportunity to purchase a range of products and services at discounted rates. The offers consist of discounted retail vouchers, re-loadable cards and cash-back. The products and services available comprise of discounts on shopping, food and drink, entertainment and travel. Examples of these benefits include (but are not limited to) High-street and Retail Discounts, Corporate Gym Membership, Leisure Activity Discounts, Restaurant chains, Supermarkets, Department Stores, Online fashion, DIY, Home entertainment & electrics, Holiday & Travel, Toys, Gifts & Books.

Lot 6 Car Leasing

A scheme for car leasing enables employees to acquire a brand new car. The cost of leasing the car is deducted directly from an employee’s wages. Please note that Customers and Employees should satisfy themselves that lease costs are competitive.

Lot 7 Childcare Vouchers

Childcare Vouchers allow employees to fund registered childcare for their children. Childcare vouchers can be used to pay for all types of registered childcare across the UK, including but not exclusive to childminders, holiday schemes, nannies, au pairs, nurseries, after school clubs, playgroups and crèches. These schemes are now closed to new applicants (employees), but Employers will still need to have contracts in place for the provision of these schemes. If the employee did not join the scheme before 4 October 2018, they will need to apply for Tax-Free Childcare via the UK Government website. For more information on childcare vouchers, please consult the information provided by the UK government:


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Michelle Gill 07584 158137

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Staff Benefits

Key Facts
Framework 319_19
Start Date 01/04/2019
End Date 31/03/2023
Contract Notice 2019/S 003-003405
Award Notice 2019/S 075-179034