Becoming the Employer of Choice

The Challenge

A national mortgage broker found it difficult to attract talented employees because of competition from larger banks. The directors were determined to become the employer of choice in this sector.  They knew that introducing a comprehensive benefits package would help them to challenge the existing market leading companies.

Our Approach

We met with members of their HR and Finance teams and discussed what they wanted to achieve and how we could help.

We designed and implemented an employee benefits package that included:

We also developed a communication strategy to promote the new benefits package that included clearly written communications for current, new, and prospective employees.

The Outcome

As a result of introducing the comprehensive employee benefits package and delivering the complementary communication strategy, the client was able to attract the right people to the company; in the first year alone, employee numbers rose by 30%.

The company was very appreciative of our support, particularly with the news that the cost of the employee benefits was only 2.3% of payroll.


In the four years since the benefits package was launched the company has continued to grow, increasing their employee numbers by 86% and expanding across the UK.

We have since helped the company:

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