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Benefits

At GTR our Employee Experience is important. We offer a range of benefits, from a really good Pension Scheme, to Discounts and Wellbeing Initiatives, there are many reasons to work for GTR.

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Pension

Pensions are an important part of your future. We offer a final salary pension through The Railway Pension Scheme (RPS) which is a great benefit, which sees your pensions contributions boosted by GTR who pay in 150% on top of your contributions. https://www.railwayspensions.co.uk

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Staff Travel

Working here at GTR gives you access to great travel concessions. These concessions include free unlimited travel on GTR services and reduced ticket fares with other Train Operating Companies (TOCs) for both yourself and your family. https://www.raildeliverygroup.com/rst.html

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Childcare Vouchers

Help with childcare costs for parents. Whether you have toddlers or teens, you could get support.
https://www.childcarechoices.gov.uk

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Extra Holidays

Work Life balance is important, we offer more annual leave than the statutory requirements: 24 days + 8 bank holidays

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Discount Scheme

With Star Hub you can enjoy some fantastic deals. Money off at high street stores. Discounts on holidays, entertainment and the gym. You can even save money on your utility bills with some great cashback offers.

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Shares

Share Incentive Plan - open to join at any time and is a tax efficient, straightforward way to buy shares in permission Group plc. Further information will be sent to your home address. Go-Ahead Share Save – buy Go-Ahead shares at a 20% discounted price (only open at limited time within the year). Further information will be sent to your home address.

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Long Service Awards

We are proud to recognise the people who work for us for such a long time (and there are plenty of them!) So we have special awards for employees achieving 25, 40 and 50 years of service.

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Employee Assistance Programme

Care First is a 24-hour, employee assistance telephone and online helpline service that is available to all current GTR employees, free of charge. It is a confidential service that is available 365 days a year. They also provide information on legal, medical and general finance matters, in addition to signposting you to the relevant specialist agencies or organisations; where applicable.

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The Transport Benevolent Fund

The Transport Benevolent fund offers a wide range of benefits for you, your partner, and dependent children for just £1 a week http://www.tbf.org.uk/

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In-House Occupational Health Department

We offer professional occupational health and wellbeing advice to support employees to enable to them to stay healthy and well and at work with lots of proactive health initiatives and interventions including physiotherapy and psychological support.

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Cycle to Work Scheme

We care about your wellbeing! The Cycle to work scheme is a government initiative, which promotes cycling through tax incentives. You could save up to 42% on a wide range of bikes, clothing and equipment. Plus, you could receive up to £60 free accessories and free servicing is available in your first year.