Employee Benefits

Should Flexible Employee Benefit Schemes Replace Wellbeing Programmes?

Adam Strong | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK
Adam Strong

It appears that some employers just don't get it, using flexible employee benefits schemes to make us work harder, I don't think so! Employers are cut...

What a Yolk...

Emily Perry | Posted 28.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Emily Perry

What a yolk indeed. Excuse the pun, though this was my first thought when I heard the battle for the brightest and most talented employees within Silicon Valley had intensified with both Apple and Facebook offering to freeze their female employees' eggs.

Corporate UK's Wellness Agenda: A Case for Radical Innovation

Priyam Sharma | Posted 06.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Priyam Sharma

The present health crisis in the UK is a national issue and one that employers need to play an active role in managing. Among the several factors contributing to its current state, obesity and stress are said to be at the top of the list as the UK now faces an unprecedented public health crisis.

Failing to Tell Staff About Employee Benefits? You're Pouring Money Down the Drain

Peter O'Donnell | Posted 10.09.2013 | UK
Peter O'Donnell

It makes sense that a happy, healthy workforce is a productive one. But, just offering great benefits such as private medical insurance, gym membership or Income Protection without employees being aware of it doesn't promote wellbeing and financial security at work. You need to communicate them effectively to staff to see a real return on investment.

Were we all better off in the 1980s?

Peter O'Donnell | Posted 13.08.2013 | UK
Peter O'Donnell

We've looked at today's workforce and compared it to the 1980s. The modern day workforce is older, more feminised and includes more disabled workers than it did in Thatcher's Britain. But employee benefits haven't evolved to reflect these changes at all, leaving today's workers financially exposed.

Stupid Reasons to Love the UK

Corinne Purtill | Posted 09.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Corinne Purtill

When you're living in a strange place, it's all too easy to focus on what's missing and what's wrong. That's particularly true at this time of year, when the holidays are close and family feels far and the weather turns icy and it's pitch black at 4 p.m. like the place is run by goddam vampires.

Six Things That Will Make Your Employees Happier

Elle-Rose Williams | Posted 03.11.2012 | UK
Elle-Rose Williams

Let's face it - if you're a business owner - it's all about making money and keeping your employees happy.