A great place to work

hmrc-benefits-cover-250wideWe believe that HMRC is a great place to work and know that a good work life balance is important for us all. We want to ensure your well-being is provided for, alongside the opportunity for a long, happy and rewarding career. This has led to a huge number of our employees staying with HMRC for many years and have actively used, been rewarded or taken part in many of the benefits, extras and memberships we tell you about in this handbook.

When you join HMRC you also join a friendly and helpful community. We’ll give you the support you need to grow in confidence, help you enjoy your time inside and outside the work place and as your life changes, there will be things in this book that may come in handy if the need arises.

So whether you want to map out your career progression and aim even higher, manage your own wellbeing better, or work in a positive and inclusive environment, we are here to support you. Below is a great rundown of all the benefits and schemes that are open or available to you once you join us.

Download the full handbook to find out more as we think you’ll be surprised at just what we can offer you here at HMRC. 


Time off and flexible working

  • Annual, public and privilege leave
  • Alternative and flexible working patterns
  • Maternity, paternity, adoption and parental leave
  • Special paid/unpaid leave

Money matters

  • Civil service pension scheme
  • Reward and recognition
  • Advance of salary
  • Free financial advice

Your career starts here

  • Developing your career path
  • Development opportunities
  • Access to more job opportunities 
  • Apprenticeships

Health, wellbeing and you time

  • Free Employer Assistance Programme
  • Low cost healthcare
  • Free eyesight testing
  • Mental health awareness
  • Sports and leisure

Diverse, inclusive and equal

  • LGBT+ network
  • Disability initiatives 
  • Gender equality
  • Social mobility

Little extras, savings and discounts

  • CSSC discounts
  • Discounts on high street brands and hotels
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Trade Union membership


For more information on HMRC benefits and details on what it’s like to work in HMRC please visit our HMRC pages on gov.uk