Employee Benefits

An up date on all things employee benefits, covering the latest developments impacting you and your employees.

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Employee health and wellbeing: for the many, not the few

Employee health and wellbeing is something that all organisations should be thinking about, yet according to recent research, only 8%[i] of workplaces have a specific strategy in place. Of course,…

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Spotlight on Mental Health in the Workplace – Infographic

The way to think about mental health is that we all have it. Some are thriving but some are struggling. An individual can have a serious mental health problem but…

Childcare

Childcare Vouchers Q&A

As regular readers of this blog will be aware, Tax Free Childcare (TFC) was first mooted by the then Coalition Government as long ago as the 2013 Spring Budget speech.  It’s…

Employee wellbeing

The power of employee benefits for mental and physical wellness

Building a healthy workforce is key to the success of any business, no matter what size or shape it is. But just how many employers offer the type of benefits…

The Autumn 2017 Budget: All quiet on the EB front…

Philip Hammond, The Chancellor of the Exchequer, has just sat down after delivering the 2017 Autumn Budget Speech. Owing to the continued uncertainties of the Brexit negotiations – plus of…

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Take the stress out of Christmas 2018 with a Holiday Savings Club

It’s only 5 weeks now until Christmas 2017, and according to research the average British family will spend more than £800 celebrating Christmas. What’s more 35% will borrow money to…

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Improving the financial fitness of your workforce

Your employees’ financial fitness can have an impact on the productivity of your business. This is because low financial capability and poor financial wellbeing can cause stress and mental illness…

A change of perspective?

A survey of 3,500 employees across organisations in the UK, US, and Canada* recently found that over a third of employees admit that they are productive for less than 30…

Some warning signs?

In his now famous Budget Speech of 2014, the then Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne said; “People who have worked hard and saved hard all their lives, and done…

Mental health & employers report: “Thriving at Work”

Last week witnessed the launch of a major new report with implications for all employers across the UK. The Stevenson/ Farmer review of mental health and employers was in response…