Cricketing legend Graham Gooch is taking part in a question and answer session at the Pensions & Benefits Show 2013.22 May 2013
Local authorities and NHS employers are being urged to set a national example and help combat the UK's obesity problem by making healthy food available to staff.22 May 2013
It has been a tumultuous year for the dental market. Following an investigation into the industry by the Office of Fair Trading and numerous studies around pricing, Hannah Uttley looks at the impact for employers and staff.20 May 2013
Axa PPP healthcare has introduced a healthcare master trust option to its portfolio, allowing employers to self-insure their workforce’s healthcare needs without taking on the burden of administering the trusteeship.20 May 2013
Last month, WSB addressed the results that employers look for from wellness programmes. This month, Owain Thomas examines if they are following through on these strategies.20 May 2013
Following on from the reforms implemented as a result of the Sickness Absence Review, WSB hosted the Managing Sickness Absence Forum. Hannah Uttley looks at the key themes and what steps employers should be taking.17 May 2013
An employer has reported higher employee retention and morale after integrating cash plans as an employee benefit into the company.17 May 2013
Financial worries are taking their toll on Britons’ lives with nearly a third of the population citing finances as their biggest daily stress, research from MoneySupermarket.com has revealed.17 May 2013
Retirement results in a “drastic decline” in physical and mental health, according to a study released today.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
A culture of ‘all work and no play’ in the UK is damaging family life and causing high stress levels, according to Medicash.16 May 2013
Health and wellbeing programmes are becoming commonplace, but what are the results? Nick Martindale examines the lessons that can be learnt from two successful examples.14 May 2013
Chancellor George Osborne’s Budget included many measures affecting the workplace savings and benefits arena. Owain Thomas reports the key changes.14 May 2013
Workplaces have a long way to go in preventing ‘cliff-edge’ retirement. Hannah Uttley explores the Working Late project.14 May 2013
Allianz is warning employers to be aware of the increasing risks of fraudulent international medical claims from their own staff and the imaginative approaches they are taking.14 May 2013
The majority of British workers are feeling more pressured to attend work when unwell than they used to, research has found.13 May 2013
Victims of asbestos-related cancer in the workplace will receive increased financial support and benefit from a simpler claims process under a new Bill introduced by the government.10 May 2013
Bupa has warned that poor cost control has made the private medical insurance sector "unsustainable" and risks piling further pressure on struggling NHS services.10 May 2013
Aviva is launching a musculoskeletal rehabilitation service as a core benefit for large corporate private medical insurance clients.10 May 2013
Employers appear not to be taking proper precautions to look after their employees’ health, a survey has revealed.09 May 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?