Employee Benefits

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

The importance of dental health

It might surprise you, but a quarter of adults in the UK have not visited a dentist in the last two years[i], and 1 in 4 admit they don’t brush…

A simple equation…

Many people – myself included – are a little wary of complex mathematical equations to solve everyday problems. So I really like this quote from Dr Wolfgang Seidl at our recent Health…

The benefits of a good sleep?

I think most of us would accept that without a good night’s sleep we may not be at our best during working hours.  Yet the reality of what this may…

Sending employees abroad

Employees working abroad? They need more than just a passport.

Once upon a time, it was only the major corporates that ventured into global markets. But these days, many smaller organisations are operating internationally – and sending employees abroad to…

Season ticket loan schemes – Fighting the rising cost of getting to work

The cost of travelling to work is increasing, and recent news articles have reported that rail commuters will be forced to pay an extra £100 on average for annual season…

The Doctor will see you now…

Earlier this month the British Medical Association (BMA) hit the headlines when they announced the results of a recent survey of doctors. The BMA ballot of 1,870 General Practitioners (GP) practices in…

Does the thought of retirement keep you up at night?

A study carried out by Scottish Widows provides a unique illustration of the nation’s psychological and financial preparedness for later life. Its findings highlight a concerning trend around retirement planning…

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Keep your staff healthy this winter

A minor illness, such as flu, is the most common cause for short-term sickness among employees in the UK. And can even cause long-term absence of four weeks or more1….

Bristol Employment Seminar: Booking now…

Many employers may be feeling a little up in the air at present. Despite record levels of employment – and historically low interest rates – the UK continues to face…

Money Purchase Annual Allowance- Our guide to the changes

Chancellor Philip Hammond announced plans to reduce the Money Purchase Annual Allowance from £10,000 to £4,000. It has been announced in July that this reduction is to apply retrospectively, from…