WEALTH at work poll reveals lack of employee understanding around retirement income needs

According to a recent poll by WEALTH at work, only 18% of respondents believe that their employees know how much they should be saving into their pension to get a good retirement income. Jonathan Watts-Lay, Director, WEALTH at work, a leading provider of financial education in the workplace, supported by guidance and advice comments; “It […]

UK Group Risk industry paid out £1.4bn worth of claims in 2015: a £145m increase on 2014

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Analysis of the total payments made by the Group Risk industry shows that a total of £1.4bn was paid out during 2015, over a 10 percent increase on 2014. This helped a total of 24,603 UK families avoid financial difficulty, according to industry data compiled by Group Risk Development (GRiD). The claims stats, which also […]

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9 in 10 UK office workers experience technology-related stress in meetings, survey shows

Location, 27/04/2016: 9 in 10 UK office workers experience seriously elevated stress levels when dealing with troublesome technology during meetings, Barco research shows[1]. People’s heart rates reached 179bpm when struggling with technology during a meeting[2], compared to resting heart rates of around 60-100 bpm – a clear indicator of stress. Research went on to show […]

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Why appraisals don’t work by leadership development facilitator, Kim Harvey

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In 2014, the CIPD commissioned a report called Employee Outlook: Focus on Managers which found that one in three employees believe their organisation’s performance management process to be a ‘tick the box’ exercise.* Research by neuroscientists has found that when we label people with any form of numerical rating or ranking it automatically generates a […]

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A Stressed Britain: Overworked and Underappreciated

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If you’re feeling the strain at work, you’re not alone. New research reveals how 60.9% of UK employees feel overworked, with a quarter (25.5%) admitting they have had to take time off due to stress. The news comes from the UK’s largest job site, CV-Library, which conducted a survey amongst over 1,100 workers to explore […]

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