Benefits Management

Tax Free Childcare update

On Wednesday this week the long-awaited update on the roll-out of Tax Free Childcare was delivered.  The official announcement included details of other new initiatives in this space (such as the improved…

employee retention

Employee retention: Beating the skills shortage

It’s no secret that we’re living longer than ever. In the decade to 2015, the number of centenarians in the UK rose by 65% compared to the previous ten years[1]….

Mental Health in the Workplace: Some numbers…

Last week I Chaired another sell-out Jelf event in central London – this time on Mental Health in the Workplace. Now this is not a topic that has particularly featured…

Carers: A hidden (& growing) issue….

Last month we published the 2017 edition of the Jelf Employee Benefits Survey.  As ever, the document covered a vast range of hot topics from within the Employee Benefits arena, yet…

Cardiff Employment Seminar: Booking now…

With the political turmoil of the last year now behind us, 2017 presents a brand new challenge for UK business.  What lies ahead once Article 50 is triggered, and what impact…

Flexible Working

Although often not perceived as a “traditional” employee benefit, Flexible Working is generally considered a vital and attractive engagement tool.  Indeed many employees will cite Flexible Working as a key…

Salary Sacrifice: Time for change…

Cast your mind back to the Autumn Budget Statement, and you may recall that The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, announced significant changes to some Employee Benefits funded via the use of…

The 2017 Jelf Employee Benefits Survey

We are delighted to announce that the 2017 Jelf Employee Benefits Survey is now available. This, our third annual survey, is a reflection of the most pressing Employee Benefits – and related…

The Shared Society & how Employee Benefits can help…

Over the weekend the Prime Minister spoke in more detail about her new and recently announced political mission; “The Shared Society”. At the time of writing it is not entirely clear what the detailed…

Autumn Budget Statement (2): IPT increase

Another major facet of the Autumn Budget Statement from an Employee Benefits perspective was yet another increase to the rate of Insurance Premium Tax (IPT). The Chancellor announced that this…