Employee Benefits


What does behavioural science teach us about reward?

Jonny Gifford, 20 May 2015

If money is the drug, it has to be said that its effects are varied. Neuroscience has confirmed that...


Line managers must be recognised for developing talent

Jenny Roper, 15 May 2015

Line managers must be recognised and rewarded for developing talent and addressing underperformance,...


Legal & General HRD: Wellbeing doesn’t have to be expensive

Katie Jacobs, 15 May 2015

Implementing wellbeing programmes doesn’t need to be expensive if HR is “smart”, according to Legal...

Career development opportunities key in hospitality, says Hilton Worldwide VPHR

Jenny Roper, 15 May 2015

Hospitality businesses in particular must offer strong career development opportunities to attract talent,...

Mental health: the pressure and the progress

Louise Aston, 14 May 2015

It has been reported that an ‘epidemic’ of email checking is damaging our health and productivity...

Pixie McKenna: Addressing cancer in the workplace

Pixie McKenna, 13 May 2015

It's estimated there are now more than 700,000 people of working age living with cancer, making it an...

Don't forget about senior leaders' health, says Virgin Media chief people officer

Jenny Roper, 11 May 2015

Companies must not overlook the health and wellbeing of senior leaders, chief people officer at Virgin...

CIPD urges government to focus on productivity as pay growth remains low

Katie Jacobs, 11 May 2015

The CIPD is urging the newly-elected Conservative government to focus on improving workplace productivity...

Business experts react to election result

Jenny Roper, 11 May 2015

Business experts have reacted to the election result with requests including pensions stability, a sensible...

Building a business case for wellbeing

HR Editorial, 11 May 2015

Having a healthy and high performing workforce is vital to success in an increasingly competitive business...

Pensions compliance ‘crowding out’ other retirement objectives

Katie Jacobs, 08 May 2015

Organisations are neglecting more strategic retirement objectives as they struggle to keep pace with...

Next government to inherit looming jobs crisis

Jenny Roper, 08 May 2015

The next government will inherit a ‘looming jobs crisis’, the Recruitment and Employment Confederation...

Grant Thornton to become a ‘shared enterprise'

Katie Jacobs, 06 May 2015

Accountancy firm Grant Thornton plans to change its business model to become a ‘shared enterprise business’,...

HR must be aware of the ‘dark side’ of IT, says academic

Katie Jacobs, 01 May 2015

HR must be aware of the “dark side” of technology and work with business and IT leaders to address...

How IGCs are changing pensions governance

Nick Martindale, 01 May 2015

DC pensions governance changed in April 2015, including the introduction of independent governance committees....

Salary negotiations increase as job market heats up

Jenny Roper, 30 Apr 2015

HR directors are now more willing to negotiate salaries to attract top job candidates, according to research...

Tailoring health and wellbeing initiatives very valuable

Jenny Roper, 30 Apr 2015

HR departments should seriously consider tailoring health and wellbeing strategies to the needs of their...

How to review your benefits programme

Scott Beagrie, 30 Apr 2015

Covering the key areas from offering choice and flexibility to eliciting feedback and measuring success,...

Punter Southall uses wearable tech to monitor employee health and wellbeing

Sian Harrington, 29 Apr 2015

Wellness is coming to your business whether you like it or not. This was the stark message from PSHPC...

Employees in the North-East most at risk of health problems

Katie Jacobs, 28 Apr 2015

Employees in the north-east of England are most at risk of health problems, with 31% of the workforce...

In this issue: May 2015
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Going steady: With the economy improving, can you remember how to lead HR in an upturn?

National treasure: Leading HR in the NHS

Happily ever after: The future of employee engagement

Cream of the crop: The HR Excellence Awards 2015 shortlist

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