Anderson Quigley Employee Benefits Package

Welcome to AQ Benefits

At AQ we value our team and want to create an inclusive culture where everyone can thrive.  Our mission is to support people and organisations to build a better society and core to the delivery of this mission is the happiness and wellbeing of our employees. Our benefits package is designed to achieve a healthy work/life balance.

We are a truly flexible employer offering a hybrid working environment so our team can work in whichever location suits them. Office or home or a combination of the two, we will support each employee’s decision and help them to progress their career at AQ.

This website details the benefits that AQ employees can take advantage of; it’s just another reason why we think AQ is such a great place to work.

Financial

We offer competitive and generous salaries that are further enhanced by:

Commission scheme

Our fee earning employees are part of the AQ Commission Scheme.

Bonus

Our non-fee earning employees are eligible for our AQ Annual Discretionary Bonus Scheme.

Pension

We will match up to 5% contribution through our private company pension scheme or with our workplace scheme. All employees are given the opportunity to speak to our financial advisors when considering their pension options.

Death in service

All employees are part of the AQ death in service insurance cover of 4x base salary.

Health & Wellbeing

Private Health Insurance

From day one of employment at AQ staff are eligible to receive private healthcare. Our provider WPA is a dedicated health insurance provider and our cover is comprehensive.

Employee Assistance Programme

As part of our health insurance employees have access to an employee assistance programme that covers support and guidance around emotional wellbeing, healthy lifestyles, legal matters and helping with money management.

Eye Checks

We offer annual eye checks through SpecSavers which entitles employees to a free full eye examination contribution towards the cost of glasses.

Cash back on Health Checks

We will give employees £200 cash back on recognised health checks. Recognised health checks can include Nuffield, Wellwomen or Wellman.

Cycle Scheme

We offer a cycle scheme which spreads the cost of a bike loan over a one year period.

Leave

A healthy work/life balance is important to all our wellbeing and we want to support our team to manage this.

We offer:

  • 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays
  • Your birthday off. Happy Birthday!
  • Additional holiday at 1, 3 and 5 years service
  • Christmas holiday office closure

Holiday buy back scheme

Employees can opt to buy holiday up to 10 additional days per holiday year.

Sabbatical

After 5 years service with AQ employees are entitled to take a 1 month fully paid sabbatical.

Charitable work

To support our employees to give back to society, we offer up to 4 days paid leave per year to devote to charitable work.

Personal Development

Supporting every team member in their professional development and career advancement is important.

We offer:

EDI training

All team and one-to-one training to support the learning of equality, diversity and inclusion.

Professional Development Budget

An individual annual budget of £1,000 on recognised training courses.

Policies

AQ is a firm that, at its core, places huge value on the wellbeing of our employees and so we have introduced a number of new and contemporary policies which include:

Enhanced Family Friendly Policy – To support employees in parenthood our policy covers parental leave with enhanced pay.

IVF & Fertility Policy

Menopause Policy

Domestic Abuse Policy

Employee Introduction Incentive – we offer all team members an incentive payment of £1,000 per employee who joins AQ.

Fun Stuff

It’s not all work and no play. We like to have a bit of fun too and a few of the events we run each year are:

  • AQ birthday party
  • Summer socials
  • Christmas party
  • Team building days