HR could be guilty of age discrimination by incorrectly using post-work benefits

Post-work benefits such as pensions and permanent health insurance (PHI) are being incorrectly used by HR teams, according to Tim Cox, pension law partner at Linklaters.

Can we escape the single parent trap?

It’s sometimes said that being a single mother may be twice the work and twice the stress, but it’s also twice the love. The economic and somewhat less saccharine version of that might be that it is...

Re-imagining and reassuring employees of their pensions

As employers focus on how the world of work will look following the COVID-19 lockdown, the immediate challenge facing HR teams will be to reassure employees that the work environment is safe, and...

COVID-19 stalls UK workers' plans for retirement

Employers need to do more to support workers’ futures and financial security, says a new report.

Two in five UK companies change employee benefit programmes due to COVID-19

Two-fifths (42%) of companies have made or are planning to make changes to their employee benefit programmes as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact it has had on working life.

How pension scheme trustees can maintain business as usual during testing times

Though it may be difficult, pension scheme trustees can maintain business as usual during testing times.

Why HR needs to support young employees’ pension plans

Younger employees appear to be actively opting out of pension scheme contributions, which could be to the detriment of their later lives.

Employers struggling to provide workplace pensions

Ninety-four per cent of employers have reported facing challenges when providing a workplace pension according to a study by Smarterly

Protecting people's futures at the PPF

Over the years the Pension Protection Fund’s CPO has increased the reputation and influence of HR, enabling it to introduce key initiatives that benefit the business and the wider local community

Employers must adapt to seismic shifts in the pensions landscape

It is a time of major change in the retirement world as the risk and responsibility of providing pensions shifts from government and corporations to the increasingly anxious consumer

Older women staying in work because of pension age rises

The number of women aged between 60 and 64 in work has increased by 51% in a decade

Cyber security for pension schemes

Cyber security is one of biggest risks facing pension schemes in the new decade and most schemes are not adequately prepared