Benefit overview for employees


Overview of personal benefits for UT employees

We offer not only an excellent salary in line with market rates, but also a secondary benefits package that includes an optional model of employement allowing individual customisation. Examine which employment conditions suit you best. Below is a selection of what we offer. 

Benefits via staff association UT Kring

The staff association (UT-Kring) also offers benefits/discounts for its members. You are not automatically a member as an employee, but you can register yourself via the website.

  • Salary and benefits

    The salary and remuneration page provides information about

    • Salary scales
    • Holiday allowance
    • End-of-year bonus
    • Allowances

    Employees from abroad can make use of the 30% ruling under certain conditions.

  • Optional Model for Employment Conditions

    Using the Optional Model for Employment Conditions, you can exchange employment conditions for other purposes, such as buying bicycle, extra holiday hours or extra salary.

  • Travel and accommodation

    The UT has arrangements with regard to travel and accommodation:

    • Travel allowance for commuting to and from work
    • Relocation allowance
    • Leave in the event of relocation upon commencement of employment (or compulsory relocation)
    • Allowance for temporary accommodation

    In addition, employees receive allowances in connection with working from home:

    • Internet allowance for the internet connection at home
    • Work from home allowance for the days you work from home

    If it's possible in your position, the UT offers possibilities for hybrid working. In this context, the UT offers facilities for a home workplace.

    The UT also has standard reimbursements for business travel.

  • Training and Development

    As standard, every UT employee has (at least) two (from 2024 onwards: three) personal development days each year, to spend on their development/training within the scope of Recognition and Rewards and/or continuing employability. There are study facilities, an internal training offer, but also access to online courses such as Good Habitz and Futurelearn. For more information, see; A quickstart to development possibilities page.

  • Working hours

    By default, you work 40 hours with full-time employment. Alternatively, you can choose a 36 or 38 hours work week. In addition, you can deviate from the standard working hours in consultation with your manager.

    If you work part-time, make sure your working pattern is listed in MyHR/Afas correctly. This is important for holiday hours and other calculations like the home working allowance. You can adjust the working pattern via MyHR/Afas > “change working pattern”.

  • Work-life balance / leave

    The UT offers employees a number of options for a good work-life balance:

    In addition, as an employee you can decide (in consultation with your manager) whether or not you want to work more or less temporarily.

  • Work and health

    Because the UT attaches great value to the vitality of its employees, there are a number of facilities in this area:

  • Insurances

    The UT has taken out a number of collective insurance policies for employees:

    • Collective health insurance (including the option for a World Wide Clause when working abroad temporarily)
    • Collective incapacity insurance
    • Surviving dependants' insurance (ANW shortfall)
    • Discount on insurance at Centraal Beheer
    • UT travel insurance
    • Liability insurance

    In addition, the trade unions often also offer supplementary insurance through their own website.

  • Pension

    Pension accrual through ABP:

    • State pension (AOW)
    • Occupational pension
    • Surving dependants pension
    • Incapacity pension
    • Net pension (>100.000 Euro)
    • ABP consultation hours

    In addition, retirees can continue to make use of the collective health insurance with Menzis. With GEWIS, the UT has an association for retired employees, which organises many activities for pensioners.

  • End of employment

    The End of employment page provides information about:

    • Incapacity for work
    • Statutory unemployment benefit (WW) and non-statutory unemployment benefit (BWNU)
    • Transition fee


Please contact HR Services for any further questions. Tel 053 489 8011.

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