Kier Group uses share plans portal to communicate SIP to staff

As part of the organisation’s reward and benefits strategy, Kier Group has been placing a real focus on financial education since the last year, when they worked together with our sister brand, Secondsight, on the launch of their Sharesave scheme to employees.

Jonathan Sturman, governance manager, public sector pensions and share schemes at Kier, says: “When we launched our sharesave [scheme] in the autumn of last year, we launched it in conjunction with Secondsight’s education piece. Employees can click through the Kier website to the Secondsight website [powered by Mybenefitsatwork], which has various videos and modellers on how sharesave works. One of the things we find is that it’s often difficult to explain to employees when it’s not face-to-face how these schemes work, so that got really good engagement with people visiting the site.”

The organisation is due to relaunch its Sip in a few months’ time, when it will carry out similar financial education for employees using videos and modelling tools.

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