Tag Archives: employee benefits

Financial Wellness

Should your employees’ financial wellness be your responsibility?

You pay a fair salary, enrol your employees in a pension scheme and offer a competitive package of benefits. So surely you’re already doing enough? The problem is that with…

Childcare

Why you should worry about your employees’ childcare costs

According to research by the Family and Childcare Trust, British parents now pay an eye-watering £6,000 every year on average for a part-time nursery place. That’s more than double what…

retirement support

The importance of supporting employees with retirement planning

You’d be forgiven for thinking that as your employees grow older they might make time for retirement planning – a well thought out financial plan, plus ideas for travel, increased…

employee engagement

Do you need to improve your employee engagement and efficiency?

UK productivity is widely acknowledged as lagging behind other countries. Compared with the rest of the G7, the UK had below average productivity growth in both output per hour and…

employment tribunal

What do the salary sacrifice changes mean for group protection?

From 6 April 2017 the government removed the income tax and National Insurance contribution advantages of some salary sacrifice benefits. This has affected flexible and voluntary benefit schemes where employees…

dementia

Dealing with dementia in the workplace

Ensuring the wellbeing of your employees is important for caring employers. But the wellbeing of your employees also has an impact on your business. As it is Dementia Awareness Week…

retirement savings gap

Finances vs lifestyle – The ‘chicken and egg’ of Retirement planning

Research conducted by Jelf: LaterLife has found that 57% of employed people over 55 have already considered their retirement finances. It’s certainly a concern that this means 43% of over…

retirement savings gap

Retirement savings gap between men and women

Women are still not saving as much as men for retirement, with the retirement savings gap remaining largely unchanged from last year. Research conducted by Jelf: LaterLife has found that…

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…