Employee Benefits (UK)

Healthcare, lifestyle, & wellbeing

CT Advantage
A web and app based portal where our employees, get to take advantage of some amazing offers that will help them make their money go that little bit further. Allowing them to save on everyday living and lifestyle expenses including but not limited to; grocery shopping, theme parks, cinemas, home appliances, gifts and much more. Employees can search through big name brands and local suppliers and receive cashback for purchases that they make on a regular basis.
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Cycle to Work Scheme
To maintain a positive healthy lifestyle, we offer the opportunity to join the Cycle to Work Scheme. You will need to have been employed for one full year and payment is made in 12 monthly instalments via payroll.

EV Car Scheme
If you are thinking of purchasing an electric vehicle & based on affordability, the opportunity is open for employees to lease a vehicle through Control Techniques and our partner Octopus EV, saving you money through the salary sacrifice benefit.
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Employee Assistance Programme
A confidential work-life assistance scheme available 24 hours per day.
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Gym Membership
The company will reimburse the cost of the first month of any new annual gym membership, or renewal of an existing annual gym membership up to the value of £49.00. 
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Life Assurance
Every employee automatically has Life Assurance at no cost to the individual.
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Simply Health Dental Plan
This benefit is immediately available for all new employees – existing employees can enter/leave the scheme each August. Different levels of cover are available for you, your partner and up to four children. Payment is via automatic monthly payroll deduction.

Eye Tests
If you are using computers on a regular basis & require an eye test CT will provide free eye tests and money off glasses if required.

Flexibility & time off

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Annual Holiday Entitlement
Based on working 39 hours per week, holiday entitlement starts at 25 days (195 hours) increasing annually up to 29 days (226.5 hours) on achievement of 5 years’ service. Entitlement is pro-rata for those working more or less hours per week.
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Happy Birthday!
Once you have one full year’s service you will qualify to have an extra paid day off work on your birthday.

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“Sell back” Holidays
This benefit is available to all employees. Provided the legal minimum number of holidays have been taken, employees will be able to “sell” back a maximum of two days holiday, at the end of each holiday year.

Hybrid Working
Depending on your job role you may be eligible to flexibly work from home on certain days of the week.

Community & personal development

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Image Social Club
£2.00 per month to join and many exciting trips and events are arranged. For people relocating from abroad, membership is free for 1 year.
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Long Service Awards
Loyalty is rewarded for those who achieve 10 years’ service, and then every following 5 years.
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Volunteering Day
If volunteering to help your favourite charity or charitable organisation is important to you, then once you have one full years’ service you can take one paid day off per year.

Pension & retirement leave

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A pension scheme is provided for all employees with a contribution from Control Techniques.
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Pre-Retirement Leave
Employees over the age of 55 with a minimum of five years’ continuous service who indicate their wish to retire 12 months in advance, can take one day of paid leave per month for the first six months of their notice period and two days paid leave per month for the remaining six months. If less than 12 months’ notice is given, the leave will be pro-rata.