Money

Social care tax disproportionately affects low-income workers

National Insurance contributions will rise by 1.25% to pay for England's social care system.

Pay rises plateau as road to recovery continues

Pay rises have stabilised at 1.5% after falling to zero in 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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.

Employees reluctant to discuss financial worries

Employers must tackle the stigma around talking about money concerns at work and create employee benefits packages that improve the financial wellbeing of the workforce

25 million affected by money worries at work

Almost all UK employees (94%) have money worries, with 77% saying it affects them at work, according to research from Close Brothers Asset Management