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Employee Benefits: The runners and riders…

It is fair to say that very few of us expected to see a UK General Election announced last week. Yet this announcement – and its ultimate outcome – will of…

tax break

Tax break ‘would extend GIP to extra 1.5 million people’

The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has called on the government to introduce a tax incentive for employers purchasing group income protection (GIP), which it claims could extend coverage to…

Employee wellbeing

Effective employee wellbeing management

Effective management of your employee wellbeing is essential to the health of your staff and will help keep your business health too. It is therefore imperative to strike the right…

employee stress

Are your employees’ hearts at risk?

According to the British Heart foundation, cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the nation’s single biggest killer, causing more than a quarter of all deaths in the UK – that’s an average…

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…

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…

retirement support

Jelf Workshop – “Mental health in the workplace”: Booking now…

Please note:  This event is now fully booked.  Keep watching this blog for news of our other events throughout 2017! _______________________________________________________________________________ The financial impact for employers of failing to address mental…

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 challenges of an ageing workforce…

Yesterday the Chief Medical Officer for England, Professor Dame Sally Davies, published her annual report on the state of the public’s health.  This year the focus is the so called “Baby…