A new scheme to enlist highly skilled graduates into children’s social work is rolling out across the UK.
Competitive employment market sees six in ten employers plan changes to benefits and reward proposition
Improving employee retention and engagement are the top priorities for benefits and reward spend in 2016.
With the introduction of the National Living Wage less than three months away, a survey by Jelf Employee Benefits highlights that many employers need to take urgent action to ensure full compliance with this new law.
Are you missing a trick with your benefits website design? Technology continues to move on, and this year it took a major leap forward when Google released a significant new algorithm to boost mobile-friendly pages in its search results.
David Enser: How are reward packages in global mobility programmes being designed in the post-recession world?
In the ‘good old days’ before any global financial crises, selected management would up-sticks and take their family to far flung parts of the world, live in comparative luxury, educate their children at the best international schools and then move from one assignment to another. More often than not, as long as they were doing their job, the organisation didn’t question the cost or the long term gain for either party.
The UK economy continues to grow, new figures have shown with a record number of people working and the amount being paid in salary also on the rise. However the outlook is not all rosy, there was a rise in the number of people claiming job seeker allowance, although the overall number of those out of work fell.
80 percent of employers with more than 100 employees now offer some form of flexible benefits scheme compared with just 11 percent a decade ago (according to Staffcare research in 2014), which means that there is also a growing demand for flex technology platforms and growing number of providers on the market.
The continuing consolidation of medical insurance organisations in the UK means that it is more important than ever to seek impartial advice before purchase, warns health, protection and wellness advisory group Punter Southall Health & Protection.
The benefits you offer say a lot about your core values as a business and demonstrate how much you understand and care about employees’ needs. In today’s ever-changing world, it is crucial for employers to ensure that their benefit packages adapt to changes in their employees’ requirements.
The cash plan provider believes that the expense of automatically enrolling British staff into pension plans will mean businesses start seeking lower cost benefits for staff.
PMI Health Group’s 2014 Employee Benefits Index reveals that childcare vouchers and health insurance are increasingly valuable rewards for employees.
As the year draws to a close, HR departments up and down the country will be reviewing the year gone by and planning new initiatives for 2015 and beyond. With this in mind, financial protection specialist Unum, counts down the 10 most unusual benefits of 2014 and their potential merits and pitfalls. 10 – Massage…
Edenred has launched Working Parents Zone, a virtual benefits roadshow for employers which gives employees on-demand access to education and information about childcare benefits and common issues facing working parents. The virtual roadshow simulates a “live” exhibition and allows employees to find out about the benefits which are on offer at a time and place…
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Helping elderly loved ones cope with the financial and emotional demands of later life can be made easier from today – thanks to the launch of an innovative new employee benefit service. time4care is a one-stop-shop, offering expert financial and legal assistance to anyone faced with the challenges of moving their parents into residential care.…