Benefits Management

Time for another Budget…

After what amounted to three Budget statements last year, 2016 looks set to return to the more usual format of two, with the first of these due this Wednesday. So what should…

Childcare

Childcare Vouchers EAT decision

As I have stated many times on this blog, the cost of childcare is a major barrier to work for many parents.  And this in turn has implications for employers also. …

Long term health conditions: Some recommendations for employers

It was just two weeks ago today that I was speaking at our latest sell-out London Employment Seminar.  One of my themes that day was the UK’s productivity deficit, and…

future of work

Which is better?

Last month I again highlighted why the cost of childcare is such a key concern for working parents, and why this in turn poses a major problem for UK employers. …

An important reminder…

I would like to think that all followers of this blog are now fully aware of – and conversant with – the new National Living Wage (NLW) requirements which come…

Booking now for our next event in Cardiff…

The fun and informative Jelf Employment Seminars are returning to Cardiff, and once again we will be fielding an expert range of speakers to help employers better manage their day to…

In the news!

We are only a month into 2016, and already Jelf has featured heavily in various areas of the Employee Benefits and HR news agenda. We have been quoted on subjects…

late payments

New Year’s Resolutions

New Year; new you. We all think the New Year will bring motivation to make the changes we have been wanting to for a while, and it might be the…

Swapping annuities for cash

The Government has announced that from April 2017 tax restrictions for pensioners wanting to sell their annuities will be removed. This means that anyone who already has, or is going…

The changing face of Santa (and Employment)…

A glance at the festive TV schedules will confirm that Christmas remains a time for repeats.  So with that in mind, I thought that I would conclude my posts for 2015 with…