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Having a Childcare Voucher scheme in place is a great way to put more money in the pocket for the parents who are working in your company. Childcare Vouchers can be used to pay for childcare and save parents up to £933 a year each right up until their child’s 16th birthday. Plus, it offers incredible savings for the organisation, too.
You can see what that looks like:
As you’re considering whether or not to introduce Childcare Vouchers, or if you’re thinking about switching providers, it’s important to find a provider that serves as a “win-win” for both your organisation and your people. And with only six months left until Childcare Voucher schemes finally close to new parents for Tax-Free Childcare – now is the time to have the right provider in place to get all of your eligible employees signed up and saving.
Already thinking about switching? If the answer is “yes,” then here are three things to keep in mind:
Make it easy for yourself
The last thing you need when switching providers is one which makes things difficult for you, especially when you’ve got a limited time to implement and make the most of the final six months.At Reward Gateway, we make switching to our Childcare Voucher scheme simple. We’ll need to know a few details about the transferring employees, and then we’ll populate their accounts and set up the first transaction. From there, we’re good to go.
We know navigating the governmental changes has been stressful, but we’ve worked hard to make it as easy as possible for you.
During or after your switch, you can even contact our Client Support Team any time of the day over the phone, by email, and on instant chat for any questions that might pop up.
Make it stand out
The success of any employee benefit is measured on its uptake, and Childcare Voucher schemes are no different. You know that and we know that. And it's no good switching to a provider who won’t make a fanfare amongst your employee base and increase wider take up.
Aside from the cross-promotion achieved by housing Childcare Vouchers alongside your other benefits on a single employee engagement platform, we also create tailored employee communications campaigns to help spread the word. With everything from emails and desk drops to merchandise and roadshows and, well, any channel or approach which we can think of together, we’ve got the resources and experience to reach all of the parents working for you.
Make it even more generous
Being able to save employees up to £933 a year on childcare is the main reason for implementing any Childcare Voucher scheme. And what about bigger savings on top of that? One of the most helpful aspects which parents of employers who use our Childcare Voucher scheme find is the increased employee discounts at Groupon, Kiddicare, and Lego. As soon as you’ve made the switch, employees will be able to get access to our employee discounts scheme and boost their childcare budgets even further. This includes both those using your current Childcare Voucher scheme and those who sign up after you’ve switched.It’s a great way to give even more to your working parents without having to worry about squeezing more from your HR budget.Want to talk to someone about a potential shift in Childcare Voucher provider? Get in touch with us today to see how easy it can be.