05 April, 2024

Flexible mobility for your employees thanks to the mobility budget

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"What if I'm not interested in a company car?". That is often the starting point for the mobility budget. But there's more. In the era of "workplace 2.0," the demand for flexible mobility solutions is increasing. The mobility budget has emerged as an innovative way for companies to offer employees freedom and choice in how they travel to and from work. This article explores the benefits and opportunities of the mobility budget as an essential part of a future-proof pay package.

What is the mobility budget?

The mobility budget is a flexible arrangement whereby employees who are entitled to a company car can exchange it for a budget. This budget can be spent on various mobility options, including environmentally friendly company cars, sustainable means of transportation such as bicycles or shared cars, or even housing costs closer to work.

The benefits of the mobility budget

The mobility budget offers numerous benefits to both employers and employees:

  • Flexibility: Employees are given the freedom to adapt their mobility needs to their personal circumstances.

  • Sustainability: It encourages the use of environmentally friendly means of transportation.

  • Cost savings: For employers, introducing the mobility budget is often a budget-neutral operation.

  • Tax benefits: For employees, this can lead to attractive net benefits, given that certain expenditures within the budget are completely exempt from taxes and NSSO

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The practical side

For practical implementation of the mobility budget, companies can use digital tools (are you familiar with Payflip's? 😉 ) to manage spending and integrate it into payroll. This allows an employee, for example, to choose a combination of housing costs, a train pass, and an electric bike, all within the established budget.

Towards an integrated mobility strategy

The mobility budget is an example of how companies can respond to the changing needs of their workforce. By offering flexible and sustainable mobility options, organizations are building an inclusive, dynamic and future-oriented work environment.

Wondering how to effectively implement the mobility budget in your organization? Contact us for a detailed explanation or download our e-book here. Let us help you develop a mobility strategy that not only benefits your employees, but also contributes to your business goals and sustainability initiatives without the cost skyrocketing.

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