05 April, 2024

The 5 types of fringe benefits in Belgium

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In today's fast-moving professional world, fringe benefits are much more than some attractive perks. They are a crucial strategic asset for attracting, retaining and motivating talent. In this blog post, we dive deeper into the six main categories of fringe benefits and their strategic importance in a balanced pay package.

1. Flexible work benefits 💻

Flexible work benefits include the ability to telecommute and the freedom to have the workplace shaped to their liking (with, for example, the choice of their own multimedia and extra vacation days). This gives employees the space to organize their work in a way that best suits their lives, which significantly improves engagement and retention.

2. Wellbeing benefits 🩺

Investments in employees' physical and mental health through wellness benefits such as group insurance, hospitalization insurance and sports vouchers have a direct impact on overall well-being and productivity.

3. Mobility benefits 🚴‍♂️

Mobility benefits such as company cars, bicycles and public transportation are indispensable for modern organizations. They offer employees flexibility in their travel to work and can contribute to a better work-life balance.

4. Learning & development benefits 📚

Investing in employee growth and development has positive consequences for both individuals and the organization as a whole. It improves performance, talent retention, innovation, flexibility, leadership and workplace satisfaction, and contributes to the long-term success of the organization.

5. Finance benefits 💵

Financial benefits, such as cash, warrants, stock options, Collective Bargaining Agreement 90 (wage bonus) or profit bonuses, are powerful means of providing financial security for employees and motivating them for long-term commitment to the organization.

Silver lining 🩶

Extralegal benefits are no longer simply additions to the pay package; they are a fundamental part of a modern HR strategy. By using these benefits intelligently, organizations can create an attractive work environment that attracts and retains top talent.

Are you ready to transform your organization's pay packages and give your team the benefits they truly value (for inspiration, be sure to check out Laura's testimonial on flexible pay)? 

Find out how Payflip can help you create a tailored benefit package that perfectly fits the needs of your employees and your business. Contact us today for a no-obligation demo and embark the journey to a happier, more productive work environment.

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