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Jelf International launched to provide a holistic service to employers and individuals

In response to the growth and complexity in international employee benefits, as well as increasing client demand, Jelf Employee Benefits is extending its international proposition for employers and individuals by…

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Employee Benefits & the Philospher’s Question

Philosophy does not appear very often in the world of Employee Benefits, or indeed on this blog. Yet a genuine philosophical question lies just over the horizon, and this question may…

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Engagement, Employee Benefits and the value of good Communication

In advance of seminar season, I have been undertaking an unusually high level of report and survey reading.  And today’s post is an amalgam of some of the findings from two…

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Australians At Risk Due To Lack Of Infectious Disease Outbreaks Coordination

Australian public health experts warn that locals are at risk because of the lack of a central coordination body to control infectious disease outbreaks, according to the Public Health Association…

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The benefits of a little sun

A warm welcome back to all our followers.  I hope you enjoyed the (largely) excellent summer weather of the last few weeks.    Many of you may be feeling a tad depressed…

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Our Annual Health & Wellbeing Event: Bookings now being taken…

Jelf’s Annual Health and Wellbeing event is here again, and this time we are focusing on changes ahead, given that the Government will introduce both the Independent Assessment Service (IAS)…

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Tax exemption for health-related interventions

I recently mentioned on this blog that the above consultation was open, and indeed is due to conclude this week.  Yesterday I spent a little time reading through the detail of…

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The consultation is open…

Many followers of this blog will recall that there was quite a lot of coverage here (and indeed on other media) regarding the proposed introduction of tax-breaks for certain, medical related,…

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Seminar: Overseas Employees & The Employer’s Duty of Care

Do you have employees based overseas?  Are you aware of your legal and moral duties to those individuals, and do you have policies and procedures in place to best meet…

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Fit for Work?

Followers of this blog will already be aware of The Sickness Absence Review.  The report made various recommendations as to how to reduce long-term sickness absence in the UK, and some of…