Employee benefits

Workers trust robots more than their managers

Workers around the world are beginning to trust robots more than people to support their mental health.

Employers unsure how to provide financial education to employees

Employers have a part to play in financial wellbeing and education but are generally unsure of what steps to take to deliver this.

HR urged to prepare for winter slump as workers flag potential burnout

Forty-three per cent of workers have reported feeling at risk of burnout this winter according to a survey from consultancy businesses Kin&Co.

Money worries impacting employees' ability to sleep

?Two thirds of UK workers have experienced stress as a result of their personal finances in 2020.

The rise of environmentally friendly employee benefits

Employee benefits have come a long way from a generous pension contribution and free milk in the office.

Hot topic: The politics of furlough, part one

Heralded as a safety net by many, the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) has supported the livelihoods of 9.6 million people and 1.2 million businesses to date.

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Food for thought: A new way to boost employee morale and productivity

Keeping your employees fed - in the office, on the road or working from home - is about more than just their wellbeing as Michael Stewart, head of HR EMEA at Uber for Business explains

Taking financial advice makes people more likely to enjoy life

Employees are more likely to enjoy life after receiving financial advice, according to a new report from life insurance company Aegon.

Job Support Scheme offers lifeline to some businesses

?The UK’s Job Support Scheme has created new measures to help secure the jobs of workers hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic.

European employers expecting to shed staff as government support dries up

More than half (59%) of European employers are expecting to make staff redundant once government support comes to an end, according to new research from employment and labour law practice Littler.

Majority of employees set to carry over annual leave into 2021

?Over two-thirds (67%) of full-time employees are planning to roll at least one day of annual leave into their next holiday period, according to new research from personal finance comparison website...

Pandemic has caused career crisis for parents and carers

Many employers may not be giving fair treatment to parents and carers whose work has been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new study by Karian and Box and the Global Institute for...

Employee benefits