Calnex Benefits

Northern Ireland & England

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Calnex Benefits

“Calnex considers our people to be our most valuable assets. We are continually evolving our benefits package to offer employees the best possible working environment. Every successful candidate receives the Employee Benefits Handbook.”

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Performance Bonus

On achieving and exceeding financial targets, all Calnex employees are rewarded with an annual performance bonus. It is critical for the financial health of the company that financial goals are met, and when they are, bonuses are awarded to share in our success in recognition of the commitment and efforts of the whole team over the last year.

Flexible Working Hours

Flexible start/finish times (within reason) around core hours with potential to finish at lunchtime on Fridays.

Calnex Contact: Line Manager


32 days per year (includes 4 fixed) plus an additional service day after 3 and 5 years.

Purchase of Additional Annual Holidays*.
Purchase up to 10 extra days holiday per calendar year.

Sell Annual Holidays*.
Sell up to 4 days holiday per calendar year back to the company. The amount is subject to tax and NI.

Pension Scheme

We contribute the equivalent of 5% of your salary monthly. Calnex is subject to the government auto-enrolment scheme and contribution percentages will increase in line with government guidelines. Any amount over 5% will have to be met by the employee. Option available for you to contribute extra funds through the salary exchange scheme – save on tax and NI.

Provider: Royal London.

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Share Incentive Plan (SIP)*

The Calnex SIP offers employees the opportunity to own shares in Calnex. The SIP is a tax-advantaged share plan where employees can buy shares in Calnex using deductions from pre-tax salary, saving on income tax and NI contributions. Calnex also gifts employees an extra share, free of charge, for every share purchased.

Healthcare Scheme*

Calnex pays the cost of covering the employee and 50% of any optional element.

Provider: Aviva.

Income Protection*

Paid for by Calnex. Policy will pay 50% of your salary if you are unable to work through illness. Benefit lasts until you return to work up to 5 years, after a 13 week deferral period.

Provider: Zurich.

Life Assurance Policy

Cover provided at four times your basic annual salary to be paid to your dependants/estate in the event of your death while employed by Calnex.

Provider: Zurich.

Subscription and Fees*

Payment of subscription and fee to one relevant professional body.

Employee Referral Scheme

To support our recruitment programme, Calnex offer a £3,000 referral bonus, payable to any employee who introduces a successful candidate for any permanent job opportunity at Calnex. Employees will receive the £3,000 reward once the referred candidate, who successfully secures the role, completes their 3 month probation period.

Calnex contact: Claire Wishart.

Gym and Sports Facilities

Calnex will contribute towards the monthly membership cost of the gym of your choice.

*available on completion of 3 month probationary period.

Concessionary Benefits

Cycle to Work Scheme*

A government initiative that provides a tax and NI saving incentive that enables you to enjoy savings on the price of a new bicycle and safety equipment. Calnex pay for the bicycle and equipment and you hire this from the company through Salary Exchange over 12 monthly payments. For more information visit here.

*available on completion of 3 month probationary period.

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YouBalance focuses on making exercise and nutritional education more accessible, convenient and fun for busy office workers. At Calnex they provide:

  • Circuits/Abs Training Class open to all levels of fitness.
  • Pilates Class (beginner to intermediate level).
  • Yoga Class (beginner to intermediate level).
  • YouBalance Wellbeing App (features Move, Eat, Breathe & Sleep programmes) available to all employees and 2 family members.

All instructor led, virtual, weekly, lunchtime classes and free to all employees.

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Ostara Pilates

Ostara Pilates is all about keeping your Pilates experience simple, balanced and fun. At Calnex, our instructor provides classes that help you build strength, reduce stress and feel great. We have one weekly Pilates class for all levels and one weekly High Intensity Power Pilates class for anyone who wants to take it up a level!

All instructor led, virtual, twice weekly classes are free to all employees.