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So what are savers doing with the new freedoms?

Back in May I was involved in a Corporate Adviser magazine round table on the subject of pensions. The timing of the event was significant, given that the new Pension Freedoms…

Making a splash…

Last week I commented on the recent publication of the joint EEF/ Jelf Employee Benefits Sickness Absence Survey 2015. The survey has already made something of a splash in the media,…

The Fit Note isn’t working (yet)…

Earlier this month the manufacturers’ organisation the EEF and Jelf Employee Benefits jointly published the Sickness Absence Survey 2015.  This document contains many interesting facts and figures on current absence trends – and the…

Are Auto-Enrolment pension contributions set to go up?

In January this year I mentioned that the then Minister for Pensions was openly discussing the need for an increase in the minimum level of Auto-Enrolment pension contributions. This topic did…

Considerations for overseas workers in Germany

With Germany’s strong economic growth leading the Eurozone’s recovery, many UK businesses are keen to be part of the success story: recent data shows that there are currently over 280,000*…

Slow progress?

It’s almost the end of February, and now only a few weeks from the commencement date of two major government initiatives (both of which are hugely important to both employers and employees). …

Making a splash!

Last month was a bumper month for news coverage in the Employee Benefits space, and Jelf Employee Benefits featured in – and indeed led – many of the topical discussions on…

Some Jelf predictions for 2015

It has become something of a festive tradition for the various Jelf Employee Benefits teams to make predictions for the forthcoming year.  And such forecasts are generally picked up in the…

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Creating some fireworks?

One month on from the publication of our first annual Jelf Employee Benefits Survey and the findings are still creating more than a few fireworks! The survey covered several topics of…

Past issue or future problem?

One of the key findings in the 2014 Jelf Employee Benefits Survey has been widely reported this month in the HR and trade media.  Yet the topic – the abolition of the Default Retirement…