Our UK benefits

Our UK benefits

When our employees are thriving, so is our business. 

There are a number of perks of working here at Ricardo. In addition to our core benefits, we provide a variety of personal development opportunities. We also offer a range of schemes which support our employees' health & wellbeing and ensure they are able to maintain a healthy work-life balance. 

Core Benefits
 

     

Contributory Pension Scheme with matching company contributions between 5-8%
 


Sick-pay Scheme from day one of employment
         

Group Life Assurance - lump sum death in service benefit of 8x basic annual salary



Enhanced Maternity Pay    after 1 year's service         
 
 

Colleague spotlight awards - recognition and reward for individuals and teams
     

Employee Referral Scheme - payment for referring candidates to Ricardo
  
     

Diversity & Inclusion - proactive employee engagement through dedicated forums
 


Salary Review every year                                           
 
     
Personal Development
 
           

Career Development and High Development Hub - tools and resources

 
 

Buddy Scheme - for new and returning employees

 
         

Professional Subscriptions - paid membership for Senior level and below

 


Mentoring Scheme                                       

 
   
      

Monthly check-in meetings supporting development and progression                   
   
 
         

STEM ambassadors - time & training provided                    
 
        

Learning and development programme - supporting everyone to reach their potential
 


Graduate development scheme             
 
Health & Wellbeing
 
      
Wellbeing programme throughout the year                


 
     
[email protected] medical support service                                         


 
     
Employee Assistance Programme - free 24/7 confidential support and counselling

 
 
Mental Health First Aiders                                                                             

 

Menopause Policy                                                                         

    

Employee Forum for employee voice                                                                                      
                          
 
Give-As-You-Earn Scheme (charity support)                                 
 
     
Occupational health support for workplace adjustments, phased returns etc.
 
    
Annual Employee Engagement Survey                               


Environmentally friendly policies 



             
Optional to purchase through flexible benefits: 
       
Cycle to Work Scheme              
  
Health Screening              
      
Permanent Disability Insurance

Dental Plan         
 
        
     Medical Cash Plan                                                                 

                  
  
Personal Accident Insurance                                   
            

 

Private Medical Insurance (contract specific)    

 
Work-Life Balance

25 days' holiday, plus 8 flexible bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time)  
 

Parental leave & Shared Parental Leave                          
 
           
Family-friendly working environment, including flexible working, homeworking, carers policy
 

Rail Season Ticket Loans (from net pay)                             
  
Unpaid Leave and Sabbaticals                                                                      
 
                
Good public transport network and free parking at most offices, including some electric vehicle charging points
 
  
Enterprise Affinity Scheme (discount on private car scheme)                     
 
Optional to purchase through flexible benefits:
      
Holiday Buying/Selling
             
Home Technology & Mobile Phones
   
     Dining Cards                 
    
Pure Card 
(shopping cashback)                  
            
Ricardo Share Incentive Plan                               
  
Tusker Car Leasing