• Wealth Management
    & Employee Benefits:
    0345 241 6500
Request a call

Employee Benefits News

Latest News
07 Aug 2017 Employees value health policies, pensions and legal advice, survey shows

Pensions and health insurance are among the workplace benefits most valued by UK employees, according to a new survey. The research by legal services provider Epoq Legal found that over 80% of employees value pension, health, legal and protection services, ahead of ‘softer´ bene...

24 Jul 2017 Employee wellbeing rising up UK corporate agenda

Growing numbers of employers in the UK are recognising the advantages of employee wellbeing programmes, according to data from the Top Employers Institute. The global certification company found that 82% of large companies have an organisation-wide total wellbeing programme in 2017 — ...

17 Jul 2017 Over 8 million workers now signed up for auto enrolment

Almost five years after the launch of automatic enrolment, more than eight million employees have signed up for a workplace pension and most employers are confident they are meeting their obligations. The latest declaration of compliance report from The Pensions Regulator (TPR) reveals ...

03 Jul 2017 Fewer than one in five workers have critical illness or income protection cover

Only 18% of UK employees have some form of critical illness or income protection cover that would provide financial help if they were to develop a serious illness, according to new research. Canada Life Group Insurance found that almost three-quarters (72%) of workers would struggle to ...

26 Jun 2017 UK pension schemes taking action to reduce risk

Defined benefit (DB) pension schemes in the UK are taking positive steps to reduce their level of risk in a variety of ways, according to risk, retirement and health products provider Aon. The company´s Global Pension Risk Survey 2017, which included 185 UK pension trustees, pensi...

19 Jun 2017 Greater flexibility could help tackle gender pension gap

It´s time for employers to address the difference in pension savings of men and women, according to a new white paper from human resources consulting firm Mercer. The Gender Pension Gap — From Awareness to Action says that businesses have a key role to play in ensuring their fem...

12 Jun 2017 Group risk protection can help support staff with caring responsibilities

Caring issues are a significant cause of workforce absence — but group risk products can help employees cope, according to industry body Group Risk Development (GRiD). Employer research conducted for GRiD found that home and family issues — including the need to care for children, e...

05 Jun 2017 Employers should draw up a manifesto for mental health, says RedArc

Employers need to set out how they will support their employees´ mental health, according to medical services provider RedArc. Christine Husbands, managing director of RedArc, welcomed the fact that all the major political parties promoted equality for mental and physical health i...

30 May 2017 Nine in ten employers face challenges communicating benefits to workers

Employers are struggling to communicate effectively with their staff about the benefits available, a new study has found. A competitive benefits package in the workplace can help improve job satisfaction and employee engagement and bring down the costs of absenteeism. But a UK survey of...

15 May 2017 Group Risk cover supports record number of families

The UK Group Risk industry provided financial support to a record number of families last year, according to industry body Group Risk Development (GRiD). The latest industry figures from GRiD show that a total of nearly £1.5bn was paid out during 2016, an increase of £100m on 2015. Th...

Request a call

X

Thank you for your request. We will be in contact as soon as possible.