Andy Philpott

Reshaping employee benefits in 2015

According to Edenred's annual benefits provision research, the year ahead will see a major overhaul in the way organisations fund and offer employee benefits.


How to make your wellbeing investment work harder

Next year employers will invest more than ever in health and wellbeing for the people in their organisations.


2014: The year employers get to grips with financial wellbeing

When we commissioned our annual research into benefits trends at the end of 2013 we fully expected the issue of pensions auto-enrolment to be top of the agenda for employers in the year ahead.


Back to school, back to work: four priorities for HR in the autumn term

It’s back to school week. For many, now is the time when the pace of work picks up again after a summer lull enforced by annual holidays and absent colleagues.


What can HR learn from marketing?

There is still a battle going on for HR to have greater influence within organisations. Marketing used to have a similar problem. Yet in the past 10 years stereotypes around the left-brained...


Childcare reform: What it means for employers

For anyone interested in working parents there is no doubt this has been a big news week. Yesterday was dominated by the announcement of a new childcare voucher scheme that will allow households where...


How the economy is changing the way we need to think about employee wellbeing

For the first time in a long time, slithers of optimism are starting to appear in the headlines. If the story of January was worries about a triple dip recessions, February has brought hints from the...


Child Benefit is just the start: how and why employers can step up support for working parents

It has been a long time coming but finally the much-heralded cut in child benefit is coming into effect.


Engage for Success couldn't come at a better time for HR

At a point in the year when many of us in HR are deep in planning for 2013 and thinking about how we can maintain or improve performance, most likely with smaller budgets or smaller teams than before,...


How to engage staff at Christmas

The subject of 'engagement' has certainly been rising up the corporate agenda and is set to be a key factor in performance in 2011.


Engaging employees through relevant communications will require a team approach from HR, marketing and communications teams

As the Government continues to work as a coalition, two other parties - HR and Marketing - should follow suit to come together and achieve a shared objective within an organisation.