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.

Is it enough to be Covid-secure?

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

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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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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Two-thirds of employers have introduced new wellbeing benefits

16 Jun 2020

More than two-thirds of organisations have introduced new wellbeing benefits to support employees during the coronavirus pandemic, a poll by...

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Employee benefits: Why data is king

12 Mar 2020

PROMOTED Data is an inevitable result of the digital era. When you can track anything and everything, there’s an inherent opportunity within the resulting information...

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How rewarding staff in small firms need not be costly

10 Mar 2020

When it comes to rewarding employees, most people automatically think of financial incentives: high salaries, bonuses and generous pension schemes....

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Aon buys Willis Towers Watson in £23bn deal

9 Mar 2020

Aon is to acquire Willis Towers Watson in an all-share deal that will create the world’s largest insurance broker.

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Employee experience gains importance in benefits offer

15 Mar 2019

More than half of employers plan to develop their “employee experience” in a bid to boost engagement, recruitment and retention.

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Flexible working

Flexible working has plateaued, study finds

14 Jan 2019

The number of people using flexible working arrangements has flatlined since 2010, despite the right to request flexibility being extended...

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Businesses should improve analysis of employee benefits spending

29 Nov 2018

Almost all employers say they will maintain or increase spending on employee benefits over the next two years, new research...

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Members of the Comply Direct team pick up their employee benefits prize from Alex Jones of The One Show and Rob Moss, editor of Personnel Today at the 2018 Personnel Today Awards ceremony

Comply Direct cleans up with Employee Benefits Award

21 Nov 2018

Packaging, environmental and waste management compliance business Comply Direct landed the Employee Benefits Award at the Personnel Today Awards 2018...

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Use employee benefits to support lower earners, says Work Foundation

21 Nov 2018

Businesses should make better use of their employee benefits to support low earners, according to a report by the Work...

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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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How to tailor benefits to a multi-generational workforce

24 Jul 2018

Organisations increasingly employ workers from across three or four generations, which means they should be offering tailored benefits packages. James...

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How employers need to embrace flexible working to retain talent

1 May 2018

With the UK on the brink of a skills shortage, employers need to embrace flexible working to retain talented staff...

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