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.


Flexible working

Flexible working has plateaued, study finds

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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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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