Tags: Employee benefits

Jilaine Parkes: Achieving employee development – how technology can help

Once organizations overcome the myths that surround online performance management they’re often enthusiastic about the cost savings and perhaps the equitable ratings it produces. Employee development may be an after thought. In fact development plans are often rarely created in any type of system; however, with the right tools in place, an online system can…

Jilaine Parkes: Employee Development – are these 5 technology myths holding you back?

Employee development, including professional, personal and organizational development, is an integral part of the performance management cycle. It requires a system that builds in relationship management and promotes trust as well as leadership skills. The construction of a development plan should be one of the goals of a good performance management system. What does technology…

Health cash plan helps TotalMobile attract and retain employees

TotalMobile Ltd in Northern Ireland has found its health cash plan is instrumental in attracting and retaining staff. Provided by healthcare provider Simplyhealth, TotalMobiles’ health cash plan now forms a key part of its recruitment drive. The cash plan provides a range of benefits for TotalMobile’s 98 members of staff, which includes visits to the…

Ignore training for all ‘at your peril’

The benefits of committing to training for all ages should not be ignored as new funding arrangements are introduced later this year, says a leading training provider. Substantial changes in the way in which the Education Funding Agency (EFA) and Skills Funding Agency (SFA) operate in support of schools, colleges and other providers come into…

2.5 million employers to benefit from Employment Allowance

The Budget saw the Chancellor announce that an Employment Allowance of £2,000 a year towards employer National Insurance contributions would be introduced in a move to boost jobs. George Osborne explained that the Government was taking tax off jobs, which is a measure that is likely to help small businesses who want to hire their…

Globoforce survey reveals the need for greater employee recognition

Globoforce UK mood tracker shows recognition is strong motivator for british workforce. 64 percent of UK employees would leave their job for a company that clearly recognised contributions Globoforce (www.globoforce.com), the world’s leading provider of employee recognition solutions, announced the results of its first UK Workforce Mood Tracker. According to the survey, 64 percent of…

Employees lose 5 days of work to stress each year

Employees continue to be plagued by stress, with two-thirds claiming high stress levels and 29 percent coming to work too stressed to be effective on five or more days per year, according to the latest StressPulseSM survey by ComPsych. ComPsych Corporation is the provider of employee assistance programmes and is the pioneer and leader of…