Salisbury Foundation Trust

FOI_4657

Internal Reference Number: FOI_4657

Date Request Received: 15/10/2018 09:08:02

Date Request Replied To: 02/11/2018 10:31:51

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Request Summary: Salary loans, advances and sacrifice

Request Category: Private Individuals

 
Question Number 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?
 
Answer To Question 1:
No
 
Question Number 2:
Which staffing groups access salary loans i.e. nurses, medics, corporate staff etc?
 
Answer To Question 2:
N/A
 
Question Number 3:
How many employees have signed up to this service? What is the employee split by staffing group? ie. nurses, medics, corporate staff etc.
 
Answer To Question 3:
N/A
 
Question Number 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?
 
Answer To Question 4:
No
 
Question Number 5:
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?
 
Answer To Question 5:
No
 
Question Number 6:
What payment period is offered? ie. daily advances, weekly advances?
 
Answer To Question 6:
N/A
 
Question Number 7:
Which staffing groups access the salary advances?
 
Answer To Question 7:
N/A
 
Question Number 8:
On average, how many workers access this facility per week and per month?
 
Answer To Question 8:
N/A
 
Question Number 9:
What is the cost to the workers to receive salary advancements?
 
Answer To Question 9:
N/A
 
Question Number 10:
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?
 
Answer To Question 10:
a. Yes, Cars - Tusker, Bikes - Vivup, Childcare Vouchers - Midland Co-Operative
b. All schemes have been running for many years.
c. Cars Sept 2019, Bikes and Childcare Vouchers rolling contracts.
d. There is no cost to the organisation from running these schemes
 
Question Number 11:
What type of schemes does the organisation offer? ie. car parking, childcare vouchers, technology etc?
 
Answer To Question 11:
i) Bikes
ii) Cars
iii) Child Care Vouchers
 
Question Number 12:
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
 
Answer To Question 12:
The Trust has not separately recorded whether the availability of these schemes has impacted on staff retention or engagement.
 
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