Flexible benefits

Flexible benefit schemes allow employees can select, amend or alter their benefits at intervals.

Flexible benefits can be a powerful way of increasing employees’ perceived value of the benefit package, and increasing their engagement.

A flexible benefits scheme allows employees to shape their benefits package to choose the benefits most relevant to their current situation and lifestyle, changing them as those needs change.


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Pick your own reward: how spending accounts could boost benefits

Giving employees “pots” of money that they can spend on an approved menu of benefits is popular in Asia, and...

Employers favour flexibility in benefits packages

Employers favour flexibility in benefits packages

21 Aug 2014

Research by XpertHR found that the most popular way of flexing the benefits package is to offer benefits on a salary-sacrifice basis.

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Are your reward strategies effective?

20 Feb 2014

Sarah Cohen of Lewis Silkin, Emanuela Nespoli of Toffoletto De Luca Tamajo e Soci and Tiffany Downs of FordHarrison give...

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Legal opinion: Incentivising staff in challenging economic conditions

1 Aug 2011

Incentivising staff in these challenging economic times is more important than ever as employers look to increase productivity and get...

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Nine steps to setting up a successful reward scheme

26 Nov 2010

Setting up a staff motivation scheme that is effective and sustainable is far from straightforward. Andrew Johnson, director general of...

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The advantages for employers of giving staff gift vouchers

26 Nov 2010

Gift vouchers or gift cards have grown in popularity recently among employers as an incentive tool. But why are they regarded...

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Child benefit cut could prompt ‘flurry’ of employee benefit reviews

6 Oct 2010

The Government’s controversial decision to scrap child benefit for higher-rate taxpayers could prompt a “flurry” of employee benefit strategy reviews,...

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Flexible working is most valued benefit for UK workers

1 Jun 2010

Flexible working is the most valued benefit for UK employees, ahead of material perks such as bonuses, research revealed today.In...

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Cisco launch their online benefits portal in the UK and Ireland

5 Feb 2010

Cisco have launched a new online benefits package to their UK and Irish employees in conjunction with Thomsons Online Benefits. The...

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Thomsons Online Benefits announce 5th year of continued profitable growth

16 Dec 2009

Thomsons Online Benefits announce their fifth consecutive year of revenue growth in excess of 40 per cent, with group turnover increasing...

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Thomsons Online Benefits listed in Sunday Times Tech Track 100 for 4th consecutive year

16 Dec 2009

Thomsons Online Benefits, the leading employee benefits consultancy and technology provider, has been listed for the fourth consecutive year in the...

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GSMA launches online total reward and flexible benefits

16 Dec 2009

Thomsons Online Benefits has launched online total reward statements and flexible benefits for the GSMA, a worldwide organisation that represents the...

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HCL AXON revamps its flexible benefits and pension schemes

16 Dec 2009

HCL AXON, the world’s largest services provider dedicated to SAP solutions, revamped its flexible benefits and pension schemes in conjunction...

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Thomsons Online Benefits achieves ISO27001 data security standard

16 Dec 2009

Thomsons Online Benefits, the leading reward consultancy, has been accredited by BSI with the security standard ISO27001, an internationally recognised standard...

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Flexible benefits offered by few UK employers

26 Oct 2009

Just 14% of UK employers offer flexible benefits according to business consultancy Mercer.It polled 1,700 organisations worldwide, including 135 in...

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