Employee benefits

Most UK workers don't think they're paid enough

Only four in ten (41%) UK workers think they are paid what they are worth, according to new research.

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.

Talent war boosts maternity and parental leave packages

A majority (79%) of employers now offer enhanced maternity pay, compared with 57% in 2017, according to a new poll.

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.

How to reward your employees in a remote world

There has never been a more important time to care for, connect with and celebrate your employees. For 18 months now many have struggled with all manner of issues arising from the pandemic, from...

Insights

Workplace relationships nose dive after a year of remote working

Workplace relationships have taken a huge hit during the COVID pandemic, given 22% of UK workers meet their partner or spouse at work.

Pensions still number one employee benefit

The COVID-19 pandemic may have made wellbeing and flexible working more important to employees, but pensions have remained the most in-demand employee benefit.

Hospitality sector offering more employee benefits

Over 93,000 EU workers have left the UK’s hospitality sector in the last year, and now the industry is offering better pay and more flexibility to attract more staff.

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...

Surviving coronavirus with a learning culture

Feedback, coaching and mentoring have become the pandemic’s invisible workplace victims. When they are lost, so is the connectivity that so often holds a company together.

Outdated benefits costing businesses talent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.

Inactive commutes make employees miserable

Taking up active commutes, like walking or cycling, can positively affect productivity