BT has appointed Benefex to run a harmonised flexible benefits scheme for its global workforce.
Since its acquisition of EE at the beginning of the year, BT has been using three separate benefits systems and has been looking to shift all employees and businesses onto a harmonised flexible benefits scheme, from one provider, on one engaging platform.
Following a whole market review it appointed Benefex to manage the scheme across all territories.
The first phase of the global rollout will see benefits being made available to 75,000 BT employees in the UK and US.
Benefex's RewardHub will bring all elements of BT's reward and benefits offering into one place and will also allow BT employees to take advantage of flexible benefits and online reward statements.
On top of providing the benefits portal, Benefex will also be supporting BT with communicating the new scheme, broking new benefits, managing the benefit providers on BT's behalf and supporting the BT reward team by managing all employee questions through a dedicated employee support centre.
BT head of reward and benefits policy Paul Wilkinson said: "We want to attract and retain the best people and we believe that offering attractive flexible benefits to our employees is key to this."
Benefex founder and chief executive Matt Macri-Waller added: "Having already delivered solutions in more than 25 countries, we are well-equipped to help BT navigate the challenges of implementing a global benefits strategy.
"A worldwide employee base brings with it a unique set of challenges; namely engaging a workforce which transcends borders and cultures. In providing a single, centralised database for the administration of benefits, communications and reporting, we will be able to bring consistency and simplicity to the process of global benefits engagement and administration at BT."
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