Benefit programmes

What MasterChef Australia has taught me about winner vs loser mentality

Let me start with the good news, which is that 87% of organisations have recognition programmes. Fantastic. So, if you do the maths, this should equate to an equally high percentage of employees...

LGBT+ community unsupported by employee benefits

A third of UK employers feel LGBT+ employees aren't properly supported by employee benefits.

Does 2022 present an opportunity for HR to go back to basics?

In a time characterised by uncertainty, it’s hard to see what’s ahead. That doesn’t mean we shouldn’t try, however, as Dominic Bernard reports.

Employee assistance programmes more popular than ever

The number of employees in the UK seeking aid from their employee assistance programmes (EAPs) leapt by nearly 350,000 in the past year.

Black Friday sales must not come at a price to employees

Black Friday represents one of the most hotly anticipated shopping opportunities of the year, for both retailers looking to boost sales and for consumers ready to bag a bargain. But this comes at a...

Should employers pay for HRT to help with menopause?

Many going through menopause find their symptoms affect their work, yet hormone replacement therapy (HRT) could offer a potential solution.

Cover story: What benefits do your employees really care about? (part two)

There’s more to life than the monthly take-home, and employers are realising that an attractive and relevant benefits package is needed to entice and retain top talent, finds Sarah Ronan

Cover story: What benefits do your employees really care about?

There’s more to life than the monthly take-home, and employers are realising that an attractive and relevant benefits package is needed to entice and retain top talent, finds Sarah Ronan

People are your best asset - treat them with respect

Over the course of this year, we have witnessed the country slowly go back to normal.

Outdated benefits costing businesses talent

Companies that ignore the needs of graduates are at risk of missing out on top young talent, as nine out of 10 graduates say benefits play a key role in attracting them to a role.

Employers report changing employee expectations

Almost all (97%) employers agree that employees’ expectations of their experience in the workplace are changing, according to Aon