Salary schemes for employee

Sam Lawrence made this Freedom of Information request to North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust,

I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request information on the services the organisation has available with regards to salary loans, salary advances and salary sacrifice schemes for their employees.
If it is not possible to provide the information requested due to the information exceeding the cost of compliance limits identified in Section 12, please provide advice and assistance, under the Section 16 obligations of the Act, as to how I can refine my request.

Salary Loans

1. Does your organisation offer salary loans?
a. If so, please state the name of your provider?
b. When did the trust go live with this service?
c. When does the contract end with your supplier?
d. What is the annual cost to the organisation in 17/18?

2. Which staffing groups access salary loans i.e. nurses, medics, corporate staff etc?
3. How many employees have signed up to this service? What is the employee split by staffing group? ie. nurses, medics, corporate staff etc.

4. Does your trust offer financial wellbeing advice?
a. If so, please state the name of your provider?
b. What is the contract start and end dates?
c. What is the annual cost to the organisation in 17/18?

Salary Advances

1. Does your organisation offer faster salary payments? i.e. access to salary advances
a. If so, please state the name of your provider?
b. When did the trust go live with this service?
c. When does the contract end with your supplier?
d. What is the annual cost to the organisation in 17/18?

2. What payment period is offered? ie. daily advances, weekly advances?
3. Which staffing groups access the salary advances?
4. On average, how many workers access this facility per week and per month?
5. What is the cost to the workers to receive salary advancements?

Salary Sacrifice

6. Does your organisation offer salary sacrifice schemes?
a. If so, please state the name of your provider?
b. When did the trust go live with this service?
c. When does the contract end with your supplier?
d. What is the annual cost to the organisation in 17/18?
7. What type of schemes does the organisation offer? ie. car parking, childcare vouchers, technology etc?
8. Has the organisation seen an improvement in staff retention or engagement because of the utilisation salary sacrifice schemes?
a. If yes, please provide further detail

Yours faithfully,

Sam Lawrence

Karen Greenacre, North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust

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Karen Greenacre
Governor Support Officer | Chief Executive’s Directorate

 

Direct Line: 0191 430 2036  
North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Bernicia House | Goldcrest Way | Newburn Riverside Business Park
Newcastle Upon Tyne | NE15 8NY | 0191 430 2000
Unmatched quality of care every time we touch lives

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Karen Greenacre, North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust

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Please find attached response letter to your Freedom of Information
request.

 

 

 

Karen Greenacre
Governor Support Officer | Chief Executive’s Directorate

 

Direct Line: 0191 430 2036  
North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Bernicia House | Goldcrest Way | Newburn Riverside Business Park
Newcastle Upon Tyne | NE15 8NY | 0191 430 2000
Unmatched quality of care every time we touch lives

CQC rated good
[1]www.neas.nhs.uk | [2]Twitter: @NEAmbulance | [3]Facebook:
North-East-Ambulance-Service

 

 

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The North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust accepts no responsibility or liability for the contents of this email or any changes made after the original email. Any views or opinions presented are solely those of the sender and do not necessarily represent those of the North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust unless otherwise specifically stated. If you are not the intended recipient (or responsible for delivery) of this email and its attachments, please notify the sender and delete the email and any copies made. The confidentiality of this email cannot be guaranteed unless the contents are exempt from the FOI Act 2000.

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