Benefits

Ryanair bans staff from charging mobile phones at work

22 Apr 2005

Low-cost airline Ryanair is cutting more costs - by banning its staff from charging their mobile phones at work.

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Sainsbury’s gives workforce online financial advice

19 Apr 2005

Supermarket Sainsbury’s is launching online independent financial advice for its 150,000 employees.After recent trials of the ‘My Financial Friend’ service,...

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Salary sacrifice dangers outlined by consultants

13 Apr 2005

Business consultants urge employers and employees to examine potential pitfalls of salary sacrifice schemes.

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NHS trusts failing to provide staff with counselling services

7 Apr 2005

Sara Bean reports from the RCN Society of Occupational Health conference, Telford International Centre, Telford, 23-24 November

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Volatile world of marketing keeps employees on look-out

6 Apr 2005

Marketing and media staff keep one eye on the door as work-life balance suffers.

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Childcare vouchers become tax-free

6 Apr 2005

The tax and national insurance rules applying to childcare vouchers change today.

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Company car fails to impress in employee benefit stakes

6 Apr 2005

Healthcare plans and additional holiday have overtaken company cars as the most popular employee benefits, research reveals.

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Employers increasingly offering private medical benefits to all

21 Mar 2005

Despite the spiralling cost of private medical care, more employers now offer subsidised medical benefits to all staff, not just managers and senior employees

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Same-sex couples to receive employment benefits

9 Mar 2005

Same-sex couples will be allowed the same employment benefits as married employees from December, under legislation to be introduced later this year.

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Employers flexible with time off for public duty

8 Mar 2005

A survey of 77 organisations by Personnel Today’s sister publication IRS Employment Review reveals 60% of respondents have formal policies...

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Benefits packages play key role in war for talent

8 Mar 2005

Is your benefits package relevant? Have you checked your firm’s benefits, on a country-by-country basis? Do you know what your...

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Royal Bank Of Scotland staff win 10% profit share bonus

28 Feb 2005

More than 100,000 staff at The Royal Bank of Scotland Group were rewarded with a 10% profit share worth about £2,100 each when the company announced its 2004 Annual results

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Police on long-term sick leave may lose allowances

25 Feb 2005

Police officers who are off sick for more than a year will not be paid their allowances under a proposal that has been put forward to the Police Negotiating Board

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Tesco staff to take their cut of £106m shares scheme

22 Feb 2005

Thousands of Tesco employees are to share £106m in the latest round of payouts from the retailer's share option scheme.

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Nationwide staff to access flexible benefits online

9 Feb 2005

Nationwide Building Society has launched a benefits and rewards website for its 15,300 staff.

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