May 2016

Put your employees first

Author: White Rose Office Park

business park employee perks

Back in the day, the words ‘perk’ and ‘employee’ mixed only when negotiating an early finish on a Friday. These days, some of the biggest global companies regularly treat their employees to anything from break out spaces to extended paid maternity leave. This isn’t ‘just to be nice’ – at the end of the day, creating an environment that’s not only financially viable for your business on paper, but also helps to look after your employees is essential for employee wellbeing, job satisfaction and subsequent productivity.

White Rose Office Park has an abundance of perks you’ll struggle to match in even the swankiest inner city office space. From a neighbouring 110 store shopping centre, high street discount card and fully customisable internal intranet to excellent transport links and on site parking. When will you join the revolution of 21st-century bosses putting their employees first… and start reaping the rewards?

The Hub

The Hub is White Rose Office Park’s very own restaurant. Forget the ‘canteen’ you might be used to – choose between the main restaurant and the Street Food Outlet for daily menu changes featuring culinary delights sure to ‘perk’ up anyone’s lunch break. You’ll also find a Starbucks in The Hub, which is perfect for days when the Nescafe just won’t cut it, and doubles as a great space for informal meetings.

The Hive

The Hive and The Hub work hand in hand for White Rose Office Park as an integrated on and offline community. Park businesses and employees can take advantage of The Hive online for everything from daily gossip, competitions, fashion, sports and travel news to exclusive discounts and access the latest Hub menus and Hive event info – the next of which is a lunchtime penalty shoot out to celebrate the Euros. The Hive also produces a quarterly magazine which brings all of The Hive’s great online features offline and offers all park employees an exclusive discount card for many high street fashion and restaurant brands.

Multiple on-site amenities

From 24hr security to multi-storey car parking and an outstanding on-site nursery, at White Rose, there’s no worrying about you, your car, or your children. We make it as easy as possible for our tenants and their employees to keep the work life balance firmly on the side of life, reducing the stresses of working parents, minimising worries about staying safe no matter what time a shift ends and reducing commute time by providing space for employees to park right on-site.

Healthy lifestyle incentives

White Rose Office Park offers a multitude of keep fit and healthy lifestyle options for everyone on the park. Our popular borrow a bike scheme allows employees to try out their cycle route to work before committing to purchasing expensive equipment. Our fun runs and jogging routes allow everyone to exercise at any time of the day – with showering and changing facilities on-site and we also run a range of health workshops. Our Hive website also has a dedicated health section full of top tips and the chefs in our on-site restaurant regularly produce healthy recipes to share with everyone.

Transport Links

White Rose Office Park is ideally located just outside Leeds City Centre with excellent links to the M1, M62 and M621, connecting us with the region and the country. We’re also positioned next door to the White Rose Shopping Centre bus terminal and just 15 minutes walk from Cottingley train station, making commuting by public transport an easy and viable option no matter where you employees are coming from.

If you want to be positioned to provide your employees with all the very best perks please click here to see our available space or contact one of agents to arrange a visit.

Jeff Pearey
JLL – 0113 261 6236
Adam Cockroft
Cushman & Wakefield – 0113 233 8866
Jonathan Shires
CBRE – 0113 394 8820

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