Agency acquirer Lomond has launched a new benefits and wellbeing platform for its 1,100 staff and pledged to raise £25,000 across the group for a nationwide homeless charity.
The brand has unveiled LOMONDlife, its employee engagement and reward portal, as part of its inaugural series of roadshows, which brought together the teams from Lomond’s 12 regional brands, spanning England and Scotland.
It was held as Lomond chief executive Ed Phillips marked his first anniversary in the role.
Features of LOMONDlife include holiday buy-back and salary sacrifice schemes, and discounts from more than 900 retailers – ranging from Marks & Spencer to Tui holidays – all at the fingertips of all Lomond staff through the platform and its new bespoke app.
Perks also include a healthcare cash back plan, a family friendly leave package and an electric/hybrid car scheme.
Another key area is the online wellbeing centre, offering its team ideas and tips to support better mental, physical, financial, and nutritional health.
The roadshows also gave the whole team a first-hand insight into the group’s future ambitions.
Phillips said: “As a people-powered business, we are determined to recruit, reward and retain the best talent in the industry.
“Our people are our greatest asset, and our success story has been built around them – their collective knowledge and wisdom give us the edge. The launch of LOMONDlife is another example of how we are expanding our support to them – both in and out of the office.
“It adds an extra dimension to our commitment to being a great place to work and the employer of choice for people in our sector. We are eager to build on the concept in the coming months as we cement our position as a market leader in lettings, sales, and investment management and lead the way for change.”
As its senior leadership team took to the roads to visit all its key heartlands, from Aberdeen to Brighton, it named Centrepoint as the group’s first national chosen charity which supports homeless young people with accommodation, health support, and life skills to get them back into education, training, and employment.