Benefits

How can employers manage changes in childcare provision?

The long-standing Childcare Vouchers scheme ended on 4 October and has been replaced by the government’s Tax-Free Childcare scheme. How...

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Health secretary: employers must do more on prevention

5 Nov 2018

Schemes such as free fruit in offices, bicycle loans, support for ill employees and counselling should be the new norm...

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Parental bereavement leave to be introduced in 2020

2 Nov 2018

Parents and primary carers who suffer the loss of a child will be entitled to at least two weeks’ paid...

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Mercer announces it will offer trans benefits under private medical scheme

16 Oct 2018

Benefits consultancy Mercer has announced it will offer a suite of trans benefits as part of its private medical scheme...

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Christmas employee rewards: How to go one bigger this year

4 Oct 2018

PROMOTED | Making your employees feel happy and valued is essential. And with Christmas being the season of goodwill and giving, there is no better time to recognise your employees for their hard work throughout the year.

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Personnel Today Awards 2018 shortlist: Employee Benefits

1 Oct 2018

The outstanding shortlisted entries in this tightly contested category have used employee benefits strategically, positively affecting organisation performance and demonstrating...

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Corbyn vows to “rebalance power” in the workplace

26 Sep 2018

Labour will “rebalance power in the workplace” if the party wins power, Jeremy Corbyn said in his speech closing the...

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Younger staff want employers to put more emphasis on health and wellbeing

17 Sep 2018

Six in 10 younger workers think their current working conditions have an adverse effect on their health and wellbeing, highlighting...

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Top 10 HR questions August 2018 – Brexit and executive pay ratios

4 Sep 2018

While progress has been made in some areas of the Brexit negotiations, including agreement on the rights of EU citizens...

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New polls confirm desire for flexible working as 9 to 5 declines

21 Aug 2018

Only 6% of employees are working the traditional hours of 9 to 5 according to a new poll carried out...

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Low-income families’ earnings do not cover basic needs

20 Aug 2018

Families with two parents working full time at the national living wage are 11% (£49 per week) short of the...

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IOSH urges employers to get on their bikes and embrace cycle to work benefits

15 Aug 2018

The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) has urged employers to encourage their staff to cycle to work on...

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Supporting LGBT staff: Family-friendly leave for same-sex couples

26 Jul 2018

When LGBT workers look to start a family, there are numerous rights and entitlements employers must be aware of. Hollie...

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Let’s get physical: how employers can break down barriers to activity

26 Jul 2018

Sport England’s This Girl Can campaign was founded to help women manage the fear of judgement that acts as a...

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Employers spend thousands on extra benefits to attract skilled EU workers

25 Jul 2018

Six in 10 organisations have offered EU workers extra incentives – including medical insurance, bonuses and higher salaries – in...

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