Employee Benefits


Is an unlimited holiday policy right for your business?

Kate Matthews, 29 Jun 2015

With the advances in technology in today’s society, flexible working has become easier than ever and...


Nine lessons from the UK's healthiest workplaces

Peter Crush, 26 Jun 2015

Want to make your health and wellbeing strategy innovative and unique? Here's what some of the most forward-thinking...


How to use wearable technology for health and wellbeing

Rob Gray, 25 Jun 2015

HR is often accused of jumping on the 'fad wagon', but could wearable technology be here to stay? HR...

Wellbeing top of the agenda in Lunchtime Debate

Becky Frith, 25 Jun 2015

Strong health and wellbeing practices can boost employee engagement and productivity by as much as 50%,...

Monitoring mental health in the workplace

Nick Martindale, 24 Jun 2015

There is growing interest among businesses in monitoring employees' mental health. But who is responsible...

Fit notes “not delivering” says EEF

Becky Frith, 23 Jun 2015

More than 40% of employers believe fit notes are not helping employees return to work, according to research...

Organisations not confident in wellbeing policies

Becky Frith, 23 Jun 2015

Only one in five (21%) organisations believe they have the correct wellbeing policy in place, according...

Unlimited holiday great alternative to flexible working

Jenny Roper, 18 Jun 2015

Unlimited holiday could be a great alternative to flexible working for many businesses, director of EST...

NEDs forced to become 'quasi-executives'

Jenny Roper, 18 Jun 2015

Boards are increasingly pushing non-executive directors (NEDs) into an executive level of responsibility,...

Top Employers for Working Families special award winners announced

Katie Jacobs, 16 Jun 2015

Working Families has announced the winners of the 2015 Top Employers for Working Families Awards, sponsored...

Increasing concerns over long-term absence in the manufacturing industry

Katie Jacobs, 16 Jun 2015

Business leaders in the manufacturing industry are increasingly concerned about long-term sickness absence,...

Steve Webb: Employers benefit from offering financial education

Jenny Roper, 11 Jun 2015

Companies offering strong pensions education will benefit from smooth employee transitions into retirement,...

HR Most Influential Thinker to discuss building a business case for wellbeing

HR Editorial, 04 Jun 2015

Director of the Work Foundation’s Centre for Workforce Effectiveness Stephen Bevan will discuss how...

Expert recommendations on sedentary offices

Jenny Roper, 02 Jun 2015

An expert statement on the impact of prolonged sitting in the office has been published today by the...

What are an employer's responsibilities around mental health?

Paul Quain, 02 Jun 2015

Mental health has been gaining coverage in the news, with high profile events such as the crash of the...

Free childcare to double to 30 hours per week by 2016

Katie Jacobs, 01 Jun 2015

The amount of free childcare working parents will receive is to double to 30 hours per week by September...

Top Employers for Working Families shortlist announced

HR Editorial, 01 Jun 2015

Working Families has announced the shortlist for the annual Top Employers for Working Families Awards,...

Three million people unable to work due to back pain

Katie Jacobs, 29 May 2015

Up to three million people are estimated to be on long-term sick leave or unable to work because of back...

Business reacts to the Queen's Speech

Jenny Roper, 28 May 2015

Creation of two million jobs; a ban on income tax, VAT and national insurance increases for five years;...

HR's evolving role in pensions provision

Simon Chinnery, 27 May 2015

Many companies already recognise good pension provision can be a significant contributor in attracting...

In this issue: June 2015
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What we talk about when we talk about talent: Everyone talks about it, but what do we mean by it? Deconstructing 'talent'

Red letter day: Modernising the Post Office

Act like a leader: Herminia Ibarra shows you how

Right as rain: Workplace health and wellbeing

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