failing to meet the changing demands of today’s workers risk facing a skills
in 10 employees would prefer to work for an employer who can offer a choice of
benefits rather than a fixed package, according to a survey by SunAlliance’s
employee benefits division, youatwork.
survey, which looked at the provision of benefits in the workplace, shows that
nearly two-thirds of workers would like more control and choice over the
benefits they are offered.
traditional benefits – which can be expensive to provide – are no longer the
only incentive employers can use in their efforts to recruit and retain key
of workers would like to change their benefits to suit their own
they would prefer a diverse range of products and services according to their
age and job location.
Callaghan, managing director of youatwork, said: "Too many firms risk
finding that if they don’t look after their employees, then a competing firm
may be happy to do so.
the increasing costs of recruiting and replacing staff, employers of all sizes
should be taking a more strategic approach to benefits as a way of attracting
and holding on to staff.”