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Topic # 123376 5-Jul-2013 11:06
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Hi all,

I am moving to a new job next month and part of the package is a mobile phone subsidy if I join their Vodafone corporate plan. They allow me to select any plan and they pay some of the bill. Is it possible for me to go on a 24 month plan and get a mobile phone subsidy? I am unsure if these would be the plans I select from either: http://www.vodafone.co.nz/business/mobile/plans/smart-data/

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 will update once I have a bit more information but if anyone knows about this type of thing then advice would be welcome.

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Nick




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  Reply # 849602 5-Jul-2013 11:15
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They are not corporate plans



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  Reply # 849609 5-Jul-2013 11:22
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So how does it work then? if I join their corporate account what plans can I select and can I get a phone subsidy?




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  Reply # 849610 5-Jul-2013 11:29
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You will need to speak to the business you are going to be working for,

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  Reply # 849641 5-Jul-2013 12:06
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business plans are not corporate plans, and corporate plans will differ between employer contracts

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  Reply # 849758 5-Jul-2013 14:31
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My advice is to keep your personal and work phone separate, yes this annoying means two numbers/two phones but avoids any issues with keeping your original number down the line if/when you leave the employer.

Alternatively get a signed contract from your employer saying you will get the number back when you leave.

Employers are notorious for wanting to hold on to numbers.

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It would be best to consult your employer - it is possible that they will simply allow you an account of your own, to which a corporate payment is made monthly. They most likely have a Vodafone Business Account Manager who deals with their account, and they will be the best person to guide you with options.

As mentioned previously, it is a good idea to make sure that your current employer will not get sticky about you keeping the number if you decide to move on.

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  Reply # 850713 8-Jul-2013 10:53
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Thanks for all the help guys, will have to wait and see once they provide me with more information. Good tip about the phone number, I would really hate to lose mine. 




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