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Sheffield Teaching Hospitals operates a staff benefits scheme called i-Choose. Under i-Choose you can select a bicycle, childcare vouchers, home electronics & white Goods or pay for STH car parking by having the cost reduced from your salary, saving you tax and National Insurance Contributions (NIC).

You will essentially be giving up part of your salary in exchange for a non-cash benefit (bicycle, car parking or childcare vouchers) which is treated more favourably for tax and NIC.

Please note that when entering a salary sacrifice arrangement it is important to consider the potential effect that a reduction in pay might have on:

  • The value of your NHS pension and lump sum.
  • Your entitlement to Working or Child Tax Credits.
  • Your entitlement to State Pension or other benefits.
  • Any statutory benefits such as Maternity or paternity pay, adoption leave or sick pay.

For more information about i-Choose please see the leaflets below:

i-Choose Introduction Leaflet

Salary Sacrifice - implications for 2015 Pension Scheme members

Please read the factsheet Salary Sacrifice Implications and consider your options before  joining the scheme. 

Salary sacrifice scheme for white goods and home electronics 

Home Electronics & White Goods Scheme

The next Enrolment is:

Feb 2020 - Able to place orders from 1st Feb to 28th

Home electronics & white goods scheme

Home Electronic FAQ

Car Permit Scheme

i-Choose Car Parking Leaflet

i-Choose Car Parking Registration Form

Childcare Scheme

Changes to childcare vouchers

From October 2018, childcare voucher schemes will close to new applicants.

You may be able to get:

1) Tax-Free Childcare instead. Tax-free childcare is a Government scheme introduced in April 2018, which operates independently from employers

2) Work place Nursery Salary Sacrifice Scheme provide by the Trust (Click here for further information)

Cycle Scheme

To find out more go to

  • Create an account or login
  • Then on the Section Physical Health & Wellbeing, click Cycle To Work Scheme
Car Scheme

The scheme allows you access to a brand new, fully maintained and insured car for a fixed monthly amount. All you need to do is add fuel.

To find out more go to, search for Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, click Lease Cars and create an account using your company code STH1 and your employee number.

Call our team on 0333 400 7431 or email

All employee applications will be subject to a National Minimum Wage Check and employment eligibility check by the employer, prior to any order being approved. Further details can be found in the scheme guidance on the website.


Additional Information

For more information please contact 0114 30 52220 , option 1 then option 6.

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