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.


How employers need to embrace flexible working to retain talent

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

How to prevent wellbeing from becoming a box-ticking exercise

26 Apr 2018

Employee wellbeing benefits don’t require large budgets – listening to what employees want and getting regular feedback on existing benefits...

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Let’s get physical: Why engaging employees means more than an email

6 Mar 2018

PROMOTED | Engaging everyone in your organisation in your benefits offering is easy, surely? You send out a carefully crafted email to everyone explaining their entitlements and showing how much you care as an employer

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Why the right benefits can help in the new war for talent

13 Feb 2018

Employee experience has become a watchword for employers looking to recruit and retain the best staff and avoid high turnover....

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Employers offering health and wellbeing benefits on the rise

30 Jan 2018

The number of organisations with a designated fund for health and wellbeing benefits has risen by a quarter, following a...

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MTD Training wins HR Supplier Partnership Award

27 Nov 2017

MTD Training won last week’s HR Supplier Partnership prize at the Personnel Today Awards after being nominated by Great Western...

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10 benefits to include in a flexible benefits scheme

24 Aug 2017

Flexible benefits schemes can help to boost employee recruitment and retention by increasing the range of benefits available to employees....

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Pick your own reward: how spending accounts could boost benefits

24 Apr 2015

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

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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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