Employee Benefits

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

Leeds Employment Seminar: Now booking…

Many employers could be forgiven for feeling rather dazed and confused at present. Despite record levels of employment – and historically low interest rates – the UK continues to face…

anxiety at work

Supporting employees with anxiety at work

Key facts: Total number of work-related stress, depression or anxiety in 2015/16 was 488,000 cases 11.7m days lost due to stress, depression or anxiety in 2015/16 In 2015/16 stress accounted…

Our Annual Health & Wellbeing Event: Booking now…

PLEASE NOTE:  We are now fully booked for this event.  If you would like to be added to the reserve listing for this event, please follow the joining instructions in…

Financial Wellness

Should your employees’ financial wellness be your responsibility?

You pay a fair salary, enrol your employees in a pension scheme and offer a competitive package of benefits. So surely you’re already doing enough? The problem is that with…

stress in the workplace

6 tips to reducing stress in the workplace

We are leading increasingly fast-paced and hectic lifestyles. Our own research has shown stress is a huge problem in many businesses. In fact, 64% say it has been a problem…

Dependent Contractors & Employee Benefits

Last month the Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices* was published with an associated fanfare of national media coverage.  It is expected that the outcomes of this document will help shape working practices in the UK for some…

international healthcare insurance

Six ways to keep your staff healthy abroad

There’s no doubt that your staff work hard and deserve a well-earned holiday. But have you thought about how a simple health complaint or a more serious problem could ruin…

Childcare

Why you should worry about your employees’ childcare costs

According to research by the Family and Childcare Trust, British parents now pay an eye-watering £6,000 every year on average for a part-time nursery place. That’s more than double what…

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The 2017 Minimum Income Standard

By now most UK employers will be fully conversant with the requirements of both the National Minimum Wage (NMW) and National Living Wage (NLW).  Both of these measures are imposed by legislation, and…

The storm clouds of debt…

The financial crisis of the last decade now seems like a distant memory, overtaken in the media headlines by the (many) political changes of the last few years, and of…