Other Benefits

INTEREST FREE PUBLIC TRANSPORT SEASON TICKET LOANS

The Council is actively pursuing ways to reduce the number of employees travelling to work in their car, by encouraging the use of alternative means of transport. As part of this objective the Council is delighted to offer all permanent employees the opportunity to obtain interest free public transport season ticket loans upon production of a copy of the purchased ticket/receipt and the claim form.

EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAMME

The Employee Assistance Programme is provided by Workplace Options and is available 24/7, 365 days a year, at no cost to staff. It can be accessed online, by phone, by email or by instant message.

The programme offers:

  • a professional consultation and counselling service which is confidential and independent from the Council
  • a range of helpful website tools including savings on products, budgeting help and personal development
  • help with work, personal, family issues, money issues or life events

PRIVATE HEALTHCARE

As a London Borough of Bexley Council employee you can access private healthcare through Beneden Healthcare or Simply Health.

LOCAL AUTHORITY DISCOUNT SCHEME

The Council has teamed up with KAARP to offer staff a range of specially selected goods and services at a discount. The offers change regularly but include discounted entry at several of the big theme parks and attractions as well as local offers in and around Bexleyheath. Staff also benefit from 10% discount on Adult Education courses.

PUBLIC SECTOR STAFF DISCOUNT CARD

This card is exclusive to Public Sector Personnel and allows you to save up to 5% cashback when shopping in-store at Asda, Sainsburys, M&S, Argos, Bella Italia, Boots, B&Q, Cafè Rouge, Caffè Nero, Debenhams, John Lewis, BHS, Dorothy Perkins, H Samuel, Halfords, Homebase, House of Fraser, Mothercare, New Look, Pizza Express, River Island, Strada, Thorntons, Topman, Topshop, Toys R Us, Wallis, Waterstones, Wilkinson, Zizzi and more.

THE TRAVEL CLUB

The Travel Club is a member’s only club dedicated to saving you time and money when booking your holidays. Powered by Flight Centre, one of the world’s largest travel companies, you will have access to a huge range of discounted worldwide holiday offers. The Travel Club specialise in quality assured long haul tailor made 4* and 5* holidays, city breaks and tours. The Travel Club  have  some fantastic offers in the pipeline!

Membership to The Travel Club is FREE. As a member you will receive access to a personal booking service provided by genuine travel experts. You will also benefit from a range of Club Perks, including:

  • £100 off your first holiday booking
  • Regular Flash Sales
  • Exclusive weekly special offers
  • Quality assured holidays
  • Prize draws
  • Exclusive discounts on lifestyle products
  • Free worldwide 24/7 Emergency Assist Support

GREENWICH & BEXLEY CREDIT UNION

The Greenwich & Bexley Credit Union offers affordable loans and saving schemes to Bexley employees.

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