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Jelf Employee Benefits Survey published!

I am delighted to announce that the 2014 Jelf Employee Benefits Survey has been published. The full survey document can be accessed via the following link: 2014 Jelf Employee Benefits Survey This survey…

New Qatari legislation will affect expatriate working visas

Qatar is being acknowledged as the next economic power in the Gulf. The fact that it does not levy personal income tax on employee earnings makes it an attractive relocation…

Back to school

The summer hols are over, and this this week sees millions of children returning to school in the UK.  And to add to their concerns and fears will be the knowledge that many will…

Creating companies that care: The blueprint

Group Income Protection insurer UNUM has recently presented a blueprint on the above topic. The central theme of this document is that a more “caring” company will better engage with it’s workforce. …

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The “smart” way to access International PMI

You may have seen the recent article from Health Insurance Daily “International PMI – latest developments in technology”, in which I provided some insight into the accessibility of mobile technology…

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FTA Releases 2014 Road Transport Guide

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) announced recently that its new edition of the European Road Transport Guide has been published. The FTA has been publishing an annual edition of the…

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Booking Now! – International Employee Benefits Event

Is the provision of employee benefits for workers based overseas a luxury or necessity?  This is a question that our latest Jelf event seeks to answer.  As usual we have…

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…and a bit more on the war for talent

Following on rather nicely from my post yesterday on the return of the “war for talent”, is this item on the HR Review website: http://www.hrreview.co.uk/hr-news/recruitment/it-costs-over-30k-to-replace-a-staff-member/50677 The report suggests that £30k is…

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Groundhog Day

Today is Groundhog Day. If you come from North America you might relate the title to the foretelling of the weather, but for most others the name is synonymous only…

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Managing sickness absence: 2014 and beyond…

Some of the key recommendations of the Sickness Absence Review commence in 2014.  These changes may well herald a significant change in the way that UK employers manage sickness absence for years to come….