Generous Annual Leave
We provide 25 days annual leave in addition to customary holidays. Annual leave increases each year up to 30 days after five years’ service. In addition, we give all employees the opportunity to purchase up to 5 additional holidays.
Occupational Sick Pay
Lagan Specialist Contracting Group offers an Occupational Sick Pay scheme to support you should you fall ill which runs alongside standard Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) provisions. Eligible employees can benefit from a maximum of 24 weeks paid sickness absence per year.
Health Cash Plan
We understand that healthcare benefits provide peace of mind and offer more choices for your healthcare. Lagan Specialist Contracting Group therefore provides a Cash Plan which reimburses you for the cost of dental treatment, optical care, professional therapy treatments and much more. Not only do we cover the cost of this plan we also cover the cost of the associated tax liability. Upgrade options and family cover are also available at an additional cost.
Employee Assistance Programme
We appreciate that from time to time our employees may experience personal problems which may adversely impact upon their work performance, health and well-being. We have therefore ensured that help is at hand when you need it most. A confidential employee assistance programme is available 24/7, 365 days a year to all staff through the Health Cash Plan benefit. The programme offers a wide range of support services such as counselling (telephone and face to face sessions), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and impartial independent advice on matters such as health and well-being, finance and legal issues.
Eye tests are available for all employees under the Health Cash Plan benefit.
Bike to Work Scheme
Bike to Work Scheme Employees can take advantage of this cost effective way to buy a bicycle and cycle equipment. You have the option to exchange part of your salary in return for the lease of a bike resulting in savings off the normal retail price.
Lagan Specialist Contracting Group provides health promotions and health education to enable employees to make informed choices. We are passionate about improving employee wellbeing and so our employees can access discounted annual gym memberships via Salary Sacrifice or Net Pay Deductions.
Generous Contributory Pension
To help employees save for the future we offer a generous contributory pension and help employees maximise any personal contributions through a salary sacrifice scheme.
Death in Service Benefit
For employees' peace of mind we provide life assurance cover at four times annual salary.
Private Medical Cover
About a third of our employees work in roles which are eligible employees for private medical insurance, which may be self cover or self and family.
Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay
We provide a significantly enhanced maternity and paternity scheme for eligible employees. We also support mothers returning from maternity leave by providing phase back arrangements.
Flexible working time policy
We recognise that our people may want flexibility and offer a wide range of ways that support employees in balancing work, family and personal needs.
A wide range of social activities are organised throughout the year. As a family business we are delighted to invite all employees and their families to our fun days.
Discretionary Bonus Scheme
Most employees are eligible to participate in our discretionary bonus scheme, we review bonus awards based on business performance and make payments where eligible twice each year.
Long Service Awards
Almost 20% of our employees have more than 10 years’ service. We reocgnise each five year milestone and offer generous awards to mark the occasion.
Learning and Development Opportunities
We aim to provide each employee a minimum of 3 day’s learning and development each year in addition to on the job learning. This could be an internal or external course or our Line Manager Development Programme ‘Inspire’ or our Leadership Programme ‘Accelerate’. We also provide financial support and study leave for employees undertaking external programmes.
Paid Professional Subscription
Many of our employees are members of professional bodies e.g. ICDE, CIOB, RICS, CIPD and we pay one annual membership subscription each year
Annual Car Allowance
30% of our employees perform roles which attract an annual cash allowance. Drivers can also request a fuel card.
We understand that our employees support a range of community initiatives throughout the year that are important to them for many different reasons. To acknowledge this Lagan Specialist Contracting Group encourages every employee to book one paid volunteering day each calendar year to support a good cause.