Of the 1,200 companies polled, nearly half said they offered extra paternity leave (above the statutory requirement), while in one-in-five provided corporate gym contracts and 16% gave employees the benefit of career breaks, according to financial recruitment specialists David Chorley International.
The least likely benefits, were profit sharing schemes, 11%, long considered the best way to reward staff and the provision of child care facilities,3%.
The most popular benefit remained the company car or the cash equivalent, with more than half of those surveyed still offering this, despite the new CO2 emissions based company car tax comes into force earlier this month.
Last year the DTI set up a special task force to look into work/life balance issues.
Mark McMullen joins the private client services team from Smith & Williamson
Merger between Clear & Lane Chartered Accountants and Magma Chartered Accountants was finalised on 3 February
BDO has taken its new partner intake to 23 during the first half of its financial year, including the appointment of five partners in five weeks
The firm reports 7.6% global fee income growth for the year ending 31 December 2016