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As a Network Rail employee, you'll be entitled to a large range of benefits including:
Interest free loans allow you to spread the cost of season tickets for rail, underground, bus and car parking connected to travel to your normal work place.
You can claim subsidies of up to 75% (maximum £2,250) on rail and Underground season tickets (excluding those who qualify for safeguarded travel or other discount).
Our holiday year runs from 1 January to 31 December. You're entitled to holiday on a pro-rata basis when joining or leaving Network Rail. Please check your contract for your holiday entitlement.
For employees who work shifts or part time, leave is calculated pro-rata and depends on the shift pattern worked.
We have two bonus schemes, the Annual Incentive Plan and the General Bonus Scheme, which are not a contractual entitlement.
Our bonus year runs from 1 April to 31 March with payouts usually made in July, but no later than December. Payments are subject to tax and national insurance and do not form part of pensionable pay.
You have a choice of three contributory pension schemes, depending on your length of service and age. All of the schemes offer you:
Your choice of scheme will depend on your individual circumstances. You'll find more information in your offer pack.
The Charitable Giving scheme exists to support employees' efforts in giving back to the community. It has three elements:
We'll match the funds an employee raises up to a limit of £1,200 per year. The money is put into the central charity fund and given to one of our chosen charities.
This Government-backed scheme enables you to donate to charities tax-free through the payroll.
Up to five days paid leave per year may be given to employees working with one of our supported charities.
This is a free confidential service offering information, advice and counselling 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year.
As a valued employee, you can save on over 300 big name brands covering everything from your shopping bill to luxuries like holidays and eating out.
You can also take part in a weekly secret sale, giving you exclusive access to famous brands at up to 70% off retail prices.
Our scheme enables you to save on childcare costs: Vouchers are exempt from both income tax and national insurance contributions and you can get up to £55 in vouchers per week per parent, paid for through a salary sacrifice scheme.