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Our Benefits

One of the most tangible ways we value our employees is through the comprehensive benefits we offer. Many of our benefits are fully funded by Reed Elsevier. The costs of some are shared by our employees, and still other options are available at low group rates to our employees. We've highlighted some of the available options below:


  • Comprehensive medical coverage is available through a variety of carriers and choice of delivery models
  • Dental Coverage
  • Vision Plan
  • Other Tax Advantaged Benefits include
    -- Flexible Spending Accounts
    -- Transportation Reimbursement Account

Income protection

  • Income protection is available through company-provided short-term and long-term disability insurance plans
  • Basic life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment insurance are provided by the company
  • Options for increased coverage through employee participation in a group plan


  • Our employees can defer up to 20% of their pay on a before-tax and/or after-tax basis, subject to IRS limits, on contributions to our 401(k) Salary Investment Plan. Reed Elsevier contributes $.50 for each dollar an employee contributes for the first 6%
  • Employees are fully vested in the company provided Reed Elsevier US Retirement Plan after five years of employment
  • A Stock Purchase Plan is available after six months of service, with no broker's commission
  • Retiree medical care is available to retired employees through participation in our company-subsidized group retiree medical plan

Other Benefits

  • Work/Life Assistance Program
  • Educational Assistance
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Corporate Matching Gift Program
  • Vacation
  • Company-paid holidays