Helping your employees in the current cost of living crisis

I am now often asked; how can we help our employees with the cost-of-living crisis?  Whilst many companies are paying one off cash lump sums to their employees to help, this can be costly to a company and the employee has to pay tax and NI so will typically only receive around 70% of the […]

Bracing for the impact of NHS dentistry

The NHS medical is often cited as being in a critical state since the start of the Covid pandemic and yet NHS dentistry is arguably far worse. Across the country we’re seeing news articles on a severe lack of access (only 37% in some areas₃) and, in some cases, people now performing “DIY dentistry” – […]

Menopause Workplace Support

I have had a number of conversations with clients recently on the subject of menopause support. Unfortunately Private Medical Insurance (PMI) policies do not provide cover for menopause as this is categorised as the bodies’ natural aging process. However, one of the top PMI providers now offer a standalone a Menopause plan which can be […]

Financial Wellbeing affecting job performance

Recent research by financial platform Mintago who polled a total of 436 people in the UK who were all employed full time and between the ages of 18-34, confirmed a third believed their job performance is being harmed by financial concerns whereas only 9% of employees aged 55 and up shared this sentiment. The survey […]

How to beat the New Year Blues

January and February can be tough months for many of us. There are lots of reasons why you might feel a little ‘blue’ during the first few calendar months. Money worries following overspending after the festive break (and that long wait until pay day!), the cold weather, getting back to reality following the break over […]

Companies that support wellbeing outperform others

FTSE companies that support their staff’s wellbeing, outperform their competitors by 10%, so it makes good business sense to look after staff. When employees are looked after well by a company, they’re more likely to stay, it’s easier to recruit good people, they’re engaged, more productive, and all in all it makes for a happier […]