Our Benefits

Being part of the NCG community means you can access a range of benefits to support you with your health and wellbeing both at home and at work.

Generous Paid Time Off

We provide all colleagues with a wide range of paid time off including generous annual leave entitlement which is in addition to public bank holidays, an enhanced sick pay scheme and favourable family friendly policies.

Flexible Working

For some roles we are able to offer hybrid working arrangements, however, all colleagues are eligible to apply for a flexible working pattern to support a healthy work-life balance.

Student Discount

All NCG colleagues can request a TOTUM student discount card for a small fee, giving them access to over 200 discounts nationwide.

Government Pension Schemes

We offer a number of contributory government pension schemes depending on your role and where you're based.

Shared Cost Additional Voluntary Contributions

Under the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS), colleagues may opt to make Additional Voluntary Contributions (AVCs). In accordance with the terms of the LGPS, an employer can also contribute to this arrangement which is known as a Shared Cost Additional Voluntary Contribution (Shared Cost AVC).

Cycle to Work

Whether you want a healthier commute or lower your impact on the environment, you can purchase a bike and cycling equipment tax-free through our Cycle to Work salary sacrifice scheme.

Moneywise Credit Union

Save money through direct salary deduction and access affordable borrowing through Moneywise Credit Union.

Vodafone Employee Advantage

Access discounted deals on mobile phones, sim only plans and broadband through Vodafone.

Training and Development

We offer a range of training and CPD opportunities for all colleagues, including our recently launched Leadership Hub which is an NCG dedicated development programme.

Visit: Leadership Hub

Eyecare Provision

Our eye care provision supports colleagues with their eye health, including the option of a free eye test and a contribution towards glasses required as the result of using display screen equipment at work.

Employee Assistance Programme

Our Employee Assistance Programme provides colleagues with 24/7 access to counselling, information and resources for any issues you may be struggling with at home or at work.

Free Anti-Virus Software

Colleagues in NCG can benefit from a free Anti-Virus software from Sophos to use on their personal devices. Sophos Home Commercial Edition offers real time anti-virus, advanced web and ransomware protection for your personal PC or Laptop.

Microsoft Home Use Programme

All NCG colleagues can benefit from discounts on Microsoft subscriptions and products through the Microsoft Home Use Programme.

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