Financial wellbeing

Half of staff saw real earnings slashed last year

Claims that weekly pay growth reached its highest rate for two decades in 2020 were too good to be true, according to the Resolution Foundation.

CIPD: Improve financial wellbeing for staff hit by pay challenges

5 Mar 2021

Almost half of organisations do not have a financial wellbeing programme in place, the CIPD's survey found.

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Less than half don’t have health and wellbeing strategy

2 Mar 2021

Less than half (44%) of employers have an employee wellbeing strategy in place and a fifth do not intend to...

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Why now is the time to begin financial wellbeing conversations

2 Mar 2021

A new campaign, the National Welness Conversation, aims to get employers to address the issue of money management with their staff.

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Six in 10 firms increase wellbeing support during pandemic

9 Feb 2021

Six in 10 (63%) employers have increased the level of support they offer staff across one or more areas of...

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Eight in 10 say employers have supported them well during pandemic

1 Feb 2021

Eight in 10 workers (81%) say their employer has done a good job of supporting them over the past year,...

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Why whole health matters now more than ever

1 Feb 2021

Employers need to look at the bigger picture when deciding how best to support employees as the pandemic rages on....

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January blues? How to help employees speak up

18 Jan 2021

Blue Monday might be a myth, but that doesn't mean employees' mental wellbeing should go off the radar, particularly with the pandemic challenges organisations continue to face.

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An HR shift for 2021: improving employee life experience

15 Jan 2021

Businesses are having to play a deeper role in the personal lives of staff – and they are having a positive impact, writes Brian Kropp.

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Levels of distress worsened during pandemic’s first nine months

5 Jan 2021

Key indicators of distress among UK adults worsened during the first nine months of the pandemic, with the proportion of...

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Pandemic forcing older workers to change retirement plans

2 Dec 2020

The pandemic has forced many older workers to delay retirement, with some concerned they would only be able to afford...

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Long Covid: how health and wellbeing benefits can make a difference

30 Nov 2020

Long Covid can affect many areas of an employee’s life – and the health and wellbeing benefits and interventions offered...

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Covid crisis creating ‘permanent damage’ to wages

26 Nov 2020

The average worker’s annual pay packet by the middle of the decade is set to be £1,200 lower than predicted...

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Halfords to train 1,500 electric vehicle technicians

19 Nov 2020

Halfords is training staff to help close a skills gap in the servicing of electric cars, bikes and scooters.

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Pension advice ‘nudges’ proposed by the government

29 Oct 2020

Workplace pension schemes will be required to ‘nudge’ members towards getting advice when they seek to access their funds.

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