Financial education

How HR can support employees worrying about rent

HR is concerned employees do not feel they can come to them for support during challenging times, as new research has found adults in the UK are worried about keeping up rent payments.

Employers ignoring retiring workers due to coronavirus

Employers are not helping staff once they approach the age they can claim their pension, according to new research by financial planning and retirement savings business Punter Southall.

Could flexible pay become a new trend now we're working remotely?

The current recession - brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic - has created increasing financial uncertainty for many people who are now facing an unpredictable job market and pressure on their personal...

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.

Money worries impacting employees' ability to sleep

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

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.

Lockdown savings make workers reluctant to return to the office

Money saved when working from home has led to 35% of UK workers saying they are reluctant to return to the office post lockdown, according to a survey from Eskenzi PR.

HR needs more autonomy to support employee financial wellbeing

?The majority (88%) of employers have said that upper management could do more to promote the financial wellbeing of their employees, and HR’s autonomy to act on the issue could be the answer.

Employers reconsider financial wellbeing for employees post-coronavirus

More employers are considering a workplace savings scheme to reprioritise financial wellbeing following coronavirus.

Majority of employers believe workers are experiencing persistent money worries

Ninety-six per cent of UK employers believe that some of their workers are experiencing persistent money worries.

Employers boost wellbeing funding during Coronavirus pandemic

One in four employers have increased spend on employee assistance programmes (EAPs) as a result of COVID-19

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