Financial wellness

Providing real support in the cost of living crisis

The cost of living crisis is having a profound impact on individuals across the country.

Companies failing to provide employees with financial wellbeing support

Businesses aren't supplying their workers with the financial wellbeing support programmes they need, according to research from asset management firm Mercer.

Shared parental leave inequalities lead to unpopularity in UK

Twitter’s new CEO, Parag Agrawal, has been celebrated for taking up shared parental leave after the birth of his second child.

Auto-enrolment of pensions benefits millions but it’s not enough for retirement

Yesterday (5 January) Conservative MP Richard Holden put forward a Private Member’s Bill to extend pensions auto-enrolment to 18-year-olds and those in part-time or low-paid work.

Soaring cost of living prompts calls for financial support for employees

Yesterday’s eye-watering inflation figures – showing the biggest rise in the cost of living for nearly 10 years – have seen renewed calls for employers to do more to support the financial wellbeing of...

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.

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...

Employers fail to give financial guidance

Businesses worry about getting too involved with the financial lives of staff and the costs of doing so