Communication and engagement
Significant numbers of British workers lack confidence in their employers and co-workers, but the majority are more secure in how they believe they are perceived.22 May 2013
Businesses must learn to buck the downward trend in engagement and job satisfaction, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) says.21 May 2013
With the government responding to online campaigns for wider financial education, Owain Thomas investigates what employers should be doing.20 May 2013
The number of home workers has increased by 13% in the last five years, despite the recession which many believed would halt flexible working practices.17 May 2013
Bupa regularly engages with employees through its range of health and wellbeing initiatives. Hannah Uttley explores how the organisation achieves successful engagement levels.16 May 2013
Better use of technology may be the key to improving benefits implementation. Hannah Uttley looks at how one company saw huge results.14 May 2013
Communication is one of the underlying challenges facing benefits professionals at present. Owain Thomas interviews Employment Relations Institute chief executive Jan Parkinson about its ambitions.14 May 2013
Workforce training is supported by the government and can be a catalyst for business growth. Julia Rampen examines how organisations can present it as an employee benefit too.14 May 2013
Negotiating the correct communications strategy can be the key to a benefits package being a success or not. Nick Martindale investigates the roles that online and offline messages can take.14 May 2013
Over half of employees in the voluntary sector felt engaged in their roles during the first quarter of the year, an increase on the previous three months despite prolonged job insecurity.08 May 2013
External pressures such as the retail distribution review and the removal of the default retirement age are making it difficult for employers to engage staff and justify employee pension saving, according to Thomsons.29 Apr 2013
At least 10% of the Royal Mail will be employee owned when its part-privatisation is rolled out, the government has confirmed.26 Apr 2013
While three-quarters of organisations currently use e-learning, just 15% report that it is one of the most effective learning practices available for their workforce, according to new research.26 Apr 2013
The findings of a series of significant reports reveal key trends in the nation’s finances. Owain Thomas discusses what they mean for benefits professionals.24 Apr 2013
Jonathan Stapleton talks to Marks & Spencer’s Julie Parker-Welch about how the firm implemented a master trust for auto-enrolment.24 Apr 2013
The results from the latest Civil Service People Survey are in. Hannah Uttley looks at staff engagement levels in the sector.24 Apr 2013
Employers are becoming increasingly committed to using new technologies to promote health engagement and change employee behaviour, yet measurement of return on investment is lacking, new research reveals.17 Apr 2013
Businesses who do not tap into Britain’s growing older population could suffer skills shortages and lose an important competitive edge, according to a new guide released by the Department for Work and Pensions.16 Apr 2013
While online benefits systems are in demand by employers for their ease of management, many businesses are not yet ready to leave their paper-based options behind completely, research from Specsavers has revealed.16 Apr 2013
Concerns have been raised about organisational resilience as companies scored an average of just 9% in the provision of mental health support, Business in the Community’s Workwell FTSE 100 benchmark reveals.15 Apr 2013
Workplace Savings and Benefits is pleased to present its Healthcare Select event taking place on Thursday 23rd May.
WSB has launched the Workplace Savings and Benefits Awards 2013 - the only award event to recognise both employer and provider excellence.
The World Economic Forum’s Global Risks 2013 report is developed from an annual survey of over 1,000 experts from industry, government, academia and civil society who were asked to review a landscape of 50 global risks.
Aviva has successfully supported employers through staging and implementation of auto-enrolment. Thankfully, none have needed the thornbush, and none have come close to the cliffs, but all have struggled at times with the enforced downhill speed toward their staging date. So what have we learned so far?