Benefits

FTSE 100 re-ranked for best employee benefits

A new league table that re-ranks the FTSE 100 in terms of the employee benefits they offer, as rated by...

What you need to know about the Pension Schemes Act 2021

23 Apr 2021

The Pension Schemes Act gives new powers to prosecute those who mismanage schemes. Deloitte's Simon Kew examines the ramifications.

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Volvo unveils global paid parental leave policy

1 Apr 2021

Volvo Cars has today announced the global roll-out of its brand new ‘Family Bond’ paid parental leave policy after a...

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Uber agrees to give drivers minimum wage and employment rights

17 Mar 2021

Following the Supreme Court ruling that its drivers are workers, Uber is giving its UK drivers a guaranteed minimum wage, holiday pay and pensions.

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CIPD: Improve financial wellbeing for staff hit by pay challenges

5 Mar 2021

Almost half of organisations do not have a financial wellbeing programme in place, the CIPD's survey found.

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Why now is the time to begin financial wellbeing conversations

2 Mar 2021

A new campaign, the National Welness Conversation, aims to get employers to address the issue of money management with their staff.

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Uber ruling: what happens next?

23 Feb 2021

The Supreme Court's decision in the Uber v Aslam case is set to have significant implications for the app-based working model. But what comes next for Uber and its workers?

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Is it enough to be Covid-secure?

22 Feb 2021

With restrictions possibly being reduced in the weeks and months to come, employers are turning their thoughts again to how...

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Standard Chartered Bank to discuss redefining reward post-Covid

19 Feb 2021

Susan Tew, global diversity manager at Standard Chartered Bank, will explore the changing face of reward in light of the...

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Watchdog urged to scrutinise equality impact of pandemic response

15 Feb 2021

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has been urged to investigate alleged equality failings in the government’s response to...

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Pension Schemes Act hailed as ‘landmark’

12 Feb 2021

The new pensions act introduces specific criminal offences designed to prevent employers raiding pension pots and running pensions into the ground.

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Pandemic may permanently change how employees access health and wellbeing

5 Feb 2021

Employers will need to adapt to long-term behavioural changes in how employees access health and wellbeing support because of the...

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New law will enable Cabinet ministers to take maternity leave

4 Feb 2021

A new law will be passed that will for the first time extend maternity leave rights to senior government ministers.

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Aviva to close offices in hybrid working plan

21 Jan 2021

Aviva has announced the closure of offices across the UK alongside plans for an expansion of flexible working.

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Ryanair pilots’ trade union detriment case over first hurdle

20 Jan 2021

Ryanair pilots who saw their staff travel benefits removed after they took part in a strike in 2019 will have...

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