Employees prefer other work perks to pensions, survey reveals

Workers want “more progressive and accessible” benefits rather than focusing on pensions.

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Employees prefer other work perks to pensions, survey reveals

Office drinks and social events are more sought-after work benefits than pensions for UK employees who believe remuneration packages are outdated, according to e-bike subscription services DASH Rides.

Research by DASH Rides and consumer market research agency Sapio found 71% of UK workers value office drinks, travel schemes and flexi-hours - among other benefits - as more progressive and accessible perks than pensions. Some 85% want benefits that are more lifestyle-orientated and focused on wellbeing than employers existing offerings. Jamie Milroy, co-founder and chief executive at DASH Rides, said: "Employees have described the past 18 months as the most stressful in their careers....

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