As technology becomes increasingly important to reward professionals, Owain Thomas examines how platforms can support the benefits role.20 Dec 2013
The government is considering action on increasing share scheme limits, Treasury minister David Gauke MP says.28 Nov 2013
The Treasury is exploring the idea of capping tax-free ISA allowances to crack down on 'ISA millionaires', while investigating plans to reduce the amount retirees can take as a tax-free lump sum.14 Oct 2013
Natasha Browne looks at how further automation, online platforms and Amazon-style engagement will help overcome the challenges of auto-enrolment.09 Oct 2013
How would you build a dream benefits package to suit your organisation? Owain Thomas asks three leading benefits professionals for their approach.07 Oct 2013
The vast majority of young adults are looking to their employer to help them with their retirement saving goals, according to research.07 Oct 2013
Almost half (46%) of employees don’t appreciate the money their company pays into their workplace pension, according to a Hargreaves Lansdown survey of employers.02 Oct 2013
Friends Life has reported neutral asset flows into its corporate benefits platform despite staging over 40 schemes for auto-enrolment (AE), its interim results show.13 Aug 2013
Auto-enrolment (AE) "takes away savers' choices, treats them like children and should be overhauled", according to financial advisers True Potential.01 Aug 2013
Gerald Eve has introduced a corporate wrap scheme for its 350 UK-wide employees.15 May 2013
With the changing of the tax year, ISA season is beginning once again. Hannah Uttley investigates the benefits of corporate ISAs to employers and their staff.24 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
Almost half of British pre-retirees are currently saving nothing for retirement, despite two-thirds (64%) expecting to rely on a pension for income, new research from J.P Morgan Asset Management has revealed.20 Mar 2013
Aviva has scrapped plans to add a group ISA and group SIPP to its employee benefits platform, Work:Life.12 Mar 2013
Britons are very cautious with their cash preferring to take a small below inflation guaranteed gain in their savings than a larger gain with the potential for losing some of their money, research reveals.25 Feb 2013
Employee share ownership has become a catchphrase in recent months. Julia Rampen looks at the practical steps, advantages and risks of a reward strategy on the verge of change.28 Jan 2013
Friends Life is revising its corporate platform to boost its appeal to younger workers reluctant to save for retirement.18 Dec 2012
The maximum amount savers can put in an Isa is expected to rise to about £11,532 from next April, following rises in the cost of living, according to reports.17 Oct 2012
Supporting employees’ welfare is increasingly encompassing their financial wellbeing. Nick Martindale explores why businesses are offering financial education and advice to their workforces.15 Oct 2012
Employee ownership may be a coalition buzzword, but the government has been accused of contradicting itself by scrimping on share scheme reforms. Julia Rampen examines the debate.15 Oct 2012
WSB is launching its 2014 Awards to identify the best the workplace savings and benefits arena has to offer. The awards will be presented at a black tie dinner on Thursday, 11 September at The Royal Garden Hotel in Kensington, London.
WSB is teaming up with sister title Professional Pensions to host the Boosting Retirement Outcomes event on 3 April. Register your interest in the half-day event now.
This two part paper summarises the main lessons from behavioural economics for retail financial markets and describes how behavioural economics can, and should, be used in the regulation of financial conduct.
This guide will look at the various methods of communication that are used to educate and engage your workforce and highlight the importance of identifying which method of communication would work best for your workforce.