Sodexo restaurant pass brings additional healthy bonus Frankfurt, February 23, 2010 SX230210GWAP. Many statutory health insurers raise the so-called additional posts with payroll in February for the first time. The majority of legally insured workers is affected, as most health insurances either increase the contribution already made additional contributions in Vista. The reason: for most health insurances money from the health fund no longer sufficient to cover the cost of the insured. 2010 nearly 8 billion euros are lacking statutory health insurance (GKV) and the Federal Government will bear only the half of it. Health insurance companies calculate lump-sum 8 euro in addition a month sweeping in addition, most health insurances will require by each insured 8 Euro – 96 euros on the year are calculated. This disappears once about a half a percent of income, which is an average income earner in Germany available. But employers can compensate for that without burden by taxes or social security contributions. Economic Cycles Research Institute has similar goals.

Up to 1,298 euro net plus through State-sponsored employee meals, now discussed additional contributions for health insurance companies make around 100 euros a year. Company offers the possibility of increasing the net pay of employees tax-free annually even rose to 1,298 euro restaurant cheques but stressed George Wyrwoll, corporate relations manager and HR expert at Sodexo. Sodexo pass cheques are restaurant not only a favorable pay extra, but also an instrument of workplace health promotion: for employees who eat balanced and take breaks, are motivated over the long term, efficient, and healthier. Sodexo motivation solutions the Sodexho pass GmbH is a subsidiary of Sodexo, the world’s largest provider of catering and services. Around 380,000 Sodexo employees for 33.900 customers are active in over 80 countries.

In financial year 2008/2009, the Sodexo group implemented 14.7 billion euros. The area motivation solutions plays a significant role at Sodexo: Each working day, 250,000 workers in Germany of Sodexo checks and cards use, worldwide there are 26.3 million. Sodexo is one of the market leaders in this area. The German headquarters of the motivational Division is located in Frankfurt am Main. The company offers clients individual solutions around the topic of employee motivation. This is the Sodexo restaurant pass, as cashless lunch allowance, the main business area. A wide variety of redeem for the restaurant is the 9,000 corporate customers including Allianz, Lufthansa, Bayer, PriceWaterHouseCoopers, Daimler or TUI, and many medium-sized companies, pass available. Over 30,000 partners include, for example, restaurants like MAREDO or North Sea, as well as numerous supermarket chains such as Edeka, Kaufland, real and REWE. The root of the acceptance points also includes, for example, local bakers or butchers. Contact: Sodexo George Wyrwoll Russelsheim Street 22 60326 Frankfurt am Main 069-73996-6211