Previous Article Next Article Improved benefits help to keep staffOn 23 Oct 2001 in Personnel Today Related posts:No related photos. Corporate travel company Rosenbluth has halved staff turnover after theintroduction of an innovative benefits package. Rosenbluth’s HR director Paul Kennedy said employee turnover has dropped to12.5 per cent from 25 per cent last year after the firm developed a raft of newbenefits. He said with an industry-wide manpower shortage of 20 per cent, the companyhad to offer more than the traditional benefits of a pension scheme, lifeassurance, healthcare, bonus schemes and income protection. The company now offers two “family responsibility days” on top ofannual leave to allow staff time off, for example, to attend their schoolevents or visit a relative in hospital. It also runs a maternity scheme where employees receive full pay for 27weeks and have the option of extending their maternity leave. A career-break scheme allows staff to take a month or more off work on an unpaidbasis for educational or family reasons, and August is set aside as”employee appreciation month”, involving parties, competitions andfun days. Comments are closed.