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Most companies don’t review their international practices often enough, despite admitting to ‘average’ policies

Research revealed by Jelf Employee Benefits today from their 2015/2016 survey shows that 83% of companies have been exposed to international HR challenges in the last 12 months. Yet only…

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Employers signal willingness to engage with new Fit for Work service

Findings from the 2015/16 Jelf Employee Benefits survey highlight that UK employers are willing to engage with the new Fit for Work service in a bid to reduce UK-wide long-term…

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Majority of companies believe in increasing need for financial education, yet few deliver

93% of companies believe recent changes affecting benefits increase the need for financial education 91% of companies believe staff are unaware of financial implications of changes to benefits Yet 40%…

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Employers favour initial tax relief for pension contributions

Findings from the 2015/16 Jelf Employee Benefits survey highlight how employers view the recently concluded “Strengthening the incentive to save” consultation launched by George Osborne in his July budget speech….

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TEE approach is flawed, says Jelf, and calls for further simplification and extension to pension freedoms

Jelf Employee Benefits gives their response to the Consultation ‘Strengthening the Incentive to Save: A Consultation on Pensions tax relief’ which proposes to switch from the current pensions tax system,…

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Lee Coles, head of Jelf life after work, reveals why he’s less than enthusiastic about the recent ONS data on over 50s workers

The number of over-50s still at work has hit record levels: 302 in every 1,000 adult employees is now over this threshold, according to data from the Office for National…

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The seven deadly sins of choosing a flexible benefits platform

Eighty per cent of employers with more than 100 employees now offer some form of flexible benefits scheme compared with just 11% a decade ago (according to Staffcare research in…

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Jelf practices what it preaches with wearable technology and Bupa digital platform

Jelf Employee Benefits has launched a wearable technology pilot scheme for 60 colleagues, with plans to roll out the scheme more widely across the employee benefits business soon. The company…

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Jelf Insurance Brokers receives recognition for excellent customer service at the UK Broker Awards 2015

Jelf Insurance Brokers has scooped the ‘Customer Service Award’ at Insurance Age’s recent awards ceremony, held at The Brewery in London. The prestigious UK Broker Awards, which have been running…

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Employers offering salary sacrifice: beware impact of proposed National Living Wage, warns Jelf

Following the Government’s announcement last week that it will take measures to ensure that both the National Minimum Wage (NMW) and the National Living Wage (NLW) are actually paid by…