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Entries up for ‘Top Employer for Working Families’ benchmark

Cary Cooper, 23 May 2011

Despite – or maybe because of – the challenging economic times, entries to the Top Employers for...


Staff rate perks above pay, statistics show

David Woods, 09 May 2011

More than half of employees would take a job with a new employer, without a better salary if it offered...


Employee benefits consultants P&MM acquires Allsave and My Family Care Vouchers

David Woods, 09 May 2011

P&MM, a subsidiary of Motivcom, has acquired Allsave and My Family Care Vouchers, which are companies...

Gift card market experiences highest ever year-on-year increase in sales

David Woods, 26 Apr 2011

The UK’s gift card and voucher market has experienced its highest ever year-on-year increase in sales...

Emap brings in Aon Hewitt for consulting around health and risk benefits

David Woods, 13 Apr 2011

Publishing firm Emap International has appointed Aon Hewitt to provide risk benefits, private medical...

Telegraph group sets up online benefits portal for staff

David Woods, 05 Apr 2011

Publishing company, Telegraph Media Group, has launched an online employee benefits scheme, which includes...

Simplify investment and pension options to engage employees, says Aon Hewitt

David Woods, 04 Apr 2011

Employers are offering staff too many pension investment options, causing confusion and causing employees...

Flexible benefits, not growth, are main business concern, finds Thomsons research

David Woods, 04 Apr 2011

Employers are putting growth plans on the back-burner, focusing on organisational change and re-structuring...

Financial planner acquires web-based benefit admin firm

David Woods, 04 Apr 2011

Mazars Financial Planning, the financial planning and advisory business of accountancy firm Mazars, has...

Middle earners will suffer most financially if they have to take long term sickness absence

David Woods, 10 Mar 2011

Employees earning a salary between £16,000 and £50,000 are most at risk should they be unable to work,...

TUI travel outsources management of its healthcare employee benefits

David Woods, 08 Mar 2011

TUI Travel has outsourced the management of all its healthcare benefits to simplify the system for employees...

Boots Opticians tops the list of Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For 2011

David Woods, 07 Mar 2011

Boots Opticians and Goldman Sachs have topped the list of the Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For...

Reward is the spur to corporate culture change

Caroline Stroud and Holly Insley, 28 Feb 2011

Improving risk management is now a priority for many companies. Regulatory intervention across jurisdictional...

HR bonuses doubled in 2010

Siân Harrington, 28 Feb 2011

HR professionals were paid a total of 1.5 billion in bonuses in 2010, more than double the amount of...

Bonus plans play a valuable role and increasingly include non-profit performance targets

Nigel Turner, 25 Feb 2011

Despite their negative reputation, bonus plans are a valuable way of communicating priorities and targets,...

Impact of additional paternity leave will depend on level of uptake

Elaine McIlroy, 23 Feb 2011

A new right to additional paternity leave (APL) will be introduced on 6 April 2011 in an effort to promote...

Increased employee contributions will not fatally undermine local government pension scheme

Siân Harrington, 22 Feb 2011

A pension specialist has disputed claims that making council workers pay more into their pensions would...

Employers have only six weeks for pensions rethink

Ed Wilson, 21 Feb 2011

UK companies face yet more legislation in running their pension schemes and new developments will add...

Uniq sheds its pension scheme to save its bacon

Lorant Porkolab, 17 Feb 2011

It was announced on 9 February that, after an 18-month debate, sandwich maker Uniq had finally reached...

Government in danger of mis-selling pension auto-enrolment, NAPF warns

Siân Harrington, 16 Feb 2011

The Government risks being accused of a 'mis-selling scandal' if it does not match pension auto-enrolment...

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