Social workers and benefits advisers in Derby are willing to strike if the city council scraps an allowance they receive for using their own cars for work, the Derby Telegraph has reported.
Staff are angry about the plans to take away More...03 September 2009 09:01
Tax credits may be cut as part of a long-term reform of benefits, if the Conservatives come to power, reported The Times.
Tory work and pensions minister Theresa May, attacked tax credits in principle, rather than the way they are implemented More...28 August 2009 08:41
Bankhall, one of the largest suppliers of support services to Financial Advisers in the UK, has launched online flexible benefits in conjunction with Thomsons Online Benefits .
Bankhall wanted to introduce as much flexibility as possible into More...07 August 2009 14:36
Azzurri Communications, the leading managed services company delivering flexible voice, data and mobile communications has implemented online flexible benefits for their over 700 employees.
Azzurri was formed in June 2000 and has grown rapidly partl More...09 July 2009 15:37
Employees in their 20s are less likely to use flexible benefits schemes than older workers.
According to HR and management consultancy Mercer, the flexible benefits participation rate for employees in their 20s averages 47% compared to between 67% More...26 June 2009 13:30
Leading international leisure travel company TUI UK and Ireland has launched a brand new voluntary benefits scheme, Provided by Asperity Employee Benefits , for over 16,000 of its employees in the UK and Ireland.
The ‘Be Rewarded More’ sc More...19 June 2009 10:01
Marcus Underhill and Allen Wu, have joined leading reward provider Thomsons Online Benefits to strengthen their global employee benefit consulting team.
Marcus Underhill has been appointed as Global Reward Director and is widely regard More...17 June 2009 12:18
Thomsons Online Benefits announces the launch of a new corporate website in line with their new brand.
Together with continuing Thomsons’ popular reward news service and providing comprehensive information regarding Thomsons’ solutions, th More...17 June 2009 12:13
Closing final salary pension schemes and offering new starters a different rewards package in a bid to save costs risks causing a divide between new and existing employees who believe the changed deal is more appealing, employers have been warned.
O More...05 June 2009 10:53
Switching flight allowances for its crew from cash to a prepaid card, from Travelex , has massively reduced administration and distribution costs for the airline and increased security and convenience for staff.
Following a tender process More...02 June 2009 12:07
Motivation schemes can seem extravagant when other HR resources are stretched by the recession, so how should they be adjusted to match more straitened circumstances? Rewards for good performance are an obvious target for cutbacks, because their loss More...28 April 2009 13:42
Mercer is pleased to announce it has entered into a strategic alliance with Staffcare Limited. Mercer will utilise Staffcare’s flexible benefits technology platform to support its flexible benefits and total rewards administration business.
The More...31 March 2009 11:43
Email Mortgages , the mortgage advisory practice providing customers with tailored fee-free advice online via email, has today launched a new offering for firms looking to provide their employees with access to mortgage advice.
By signing up More...25 March 2009 10:36
Ceridian , one of the largest providers of human resource services in the world, today announced a strategic partnership with Vebnet, the market-leaders in technology and service provision for employee reward and benefits.
This partnership stren More...10 March 2009 11:09
In benefits – as with everything these days – the bottom line comes first.
However much you want to spoil your staff and make them feel your company is one big happy family, your board will want to see a good business case for any c More...04 March 2009 17:35
Zurich Financial Services, the leading financial services provider, has introduced a new green benefit for its UK staff offering reduced rate travel on public transport, Greentravel2work, created and managed by leading employee benefits provider, P& More...03 March 2009 16:56
After the recent release of the Childcare 2009 statistics from the Daycare Trust it has become evident that the cost of childcare within the UK is rising faster than inflation.
Imagine Co-operative Childcare who sponsored the report issued b More...18 February 2009 11:54
Accor Services and MasterCard Europe have announced a strategic alliance resulting in the creation of a new company, PrePay Solutions.
PrePay Solutions markets prepaid card-based solutions that enable corporations, public sector and financi More...11 February 2009 16:22
Job losses continue to dominate the headlines as businesses scrabble to save money. But there are plenty of alternatives to redundancy which can both save you cash and ensure you hang on to your best staff through the tough times. Nick Martindale report More...03 February 2009 12:13
'Flexible' is the mot du jour, nowhere more so than in the workplace. But while any number of HR and benefits departments claim to provide flexible benefits schemes, do they offer employees as much choice as the term suggests? Nick Golding reports.
More...29 January 2009 12:59