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Staff Salary Sacrifice and Discounts


There are a range of salary sacrifice schemes available for our staff.  These are provided via a company called Vivup and enable staff to purchase goods and services for a reduction in salary (salary sacrifice) over a set term. Schemes available include:

  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Home electronics scheme
  • Mobile phone scheme
  • Bikeshop Scheme
  • Car Lease Scheme (Tusker)

Staff also have access to discounts from a wide-range of retailers via the Vivup portal.

To find out more visit

For previous NDHT staff, please use Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Trust – Northern Services when you search for your employer. If you were employed after 1st April 2022, please use Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Trust – Eastern Services when searching for your employer.

Blue light card 

Blue Light Card provides those in the NHS, emergency services, social care sector and armed forces with discounts online and in-store. Blue Light Card also works with small and large companies across the UK to get involved in supporting the Blue Light community through offering our members discounts through Blue Light Card.

You can find out more information here.


Financial Support

Employer Assistance Provision (EAP)financial support

Our Employee Assistance Provision (EAP) is available 24/7 365 days a year and provides advice and support for a wide range of topics, including finances.





Money Advice Service

Nationally, the NHS has been working with the Money Advice Service to provide free, independent support. You can call 0800 448 0826, a support line provided by the Money Advice Service for free and impartial money advice, Monday – Friday 8am – 6pm. Alternatively you can add  +44 7701 342 744 to your WhatsApp and send the Money Advice Service’s national support team a message for help with sorting out your debts, credit questions and pensions guidance, or you can chat to one of the team via their online portal.

There is also a series of webinar recording available on the following topics:

Maximising your money – hints, tips and tools for all NHS staff

Hidden Figures – Talking about money in difficult circumstances, for all NHS Staff

Mastering your Money & Creating Healthy Habits

Saving for goals, financial independence and your wellbeing

Free daily financial support and information webinars from HSBC

HSBC are providing free daily webinars throughout July and August to everyone (regardless of who you bank with) on a range of topics including:

  • Coping with the cost of living (30 mins)
  • Making the most of your money (60 mins)
  • Savings (30 mins)
  • How to check your credit report (30 mins)
  • Managing and growing your wealth (60 mins)
  • Spending your income (30 mins)
  • First time buyer (60 mins)
  • Beginners guide to investing (30 mins)
  • Pensions (30 mins)
  • Retirement – thinking ahead (60 mins)
  • Sustainable choices (30 mins)

To view the webinar timetables, please use the links below:

July webinar timetable

August webinar timetable

HSBC also offer a free financial health check, where you can speak to an experienced financial fitness trainer, which will allow you to explore all aspects of your finances and ask any questions you may have. This service is available to everyone, regardless of where you bank. To book a financial health check please email

Step Change

Free online debt advice.

debt advice

A registered national debt advice and education charity offering free, confidential support and advice to anyone worried about loans, credit and debt.

Wellbeing Wednesdays Webinar Series – Financial Wellbeing

Arden GEM’s Organisational Development (OD) Consultancy works with a range of healthcare clients, and their employees, to promote and maintain staff wellbeing. We have developed a virtual programme to support individuals to take care of their financial wellbeing as people experience worry or anxiety in a changeable working and home life environment.

Click the image below to open the playlist of all webinars in the series so far:


Support for people and families – Devon County Council

A range of useful information around local financial support, including hardship funds, food support such as foodbanks and healthy start vouchers and the free school meals holiday voucher scheme.


Childcare availability

Details on current available childcare in the local area.

Banana Moon Day Nursery – 10% off first 3 months childcare fees for children of key workers

Discount applies to new registrations during lockdown.

Click here for more information.

North Devon Council guidance for those homeless or at risk of being made homeless.

Torridge District Council guidance for those homeless or at risk of being made homeless.

General Offers


These offers are subject to change – please check with the individual retailers before making any trips.

If you aware of any other offers – please let us know – email us on 

Last updated: July 4, 2022