Financial education

More action needed to address workers' money worries

HR directors have said financial concerns, compounded by the pandemic, are causing significantly more employee stress and better support is needed to address them.

Employees struggling to keep on top of bills

A report published yesterday shows more people are applying for high-cost credit cards and struggling to make ends meet with spending rising sharply as the UK emerges from the pandemic. 

Financial wellbeing: why it's time for HR to talk money

At the start of last year, a pandemic was probably the last thing on the minds of even the most risk-minded businesses across the globe. Now, well into the second year of the crisis, employers are...

Sharp rise in working poverty signals need for more employer support

Working poverty rates have risen across the entire country, according to a new report by the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) think tank.

How to make financial wellbeing work for everyone

There is no doubt that financial wellbeing is a benefit for employee and employer alike. But how do you deliver the best advice for everyone? 

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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.