Meeting the Needs of your Workforce

New research undertaken by ‘My Pension Expert’ which surveyed 2,000 UK adults, indicates that 73% of respondents believe the minimum workplace contribution for employers should be raised. However, more than half of workers, 52%, admit to not doing any more pension planning beyond enrolling. The results from the research are very clear in the employers […]

Pension Warning for Women

Headline New – Pension Warning as women need to work an extra 19 years to close the pension gap as pension funds fall short by £136K You may have seen the headlines in the papers and on the radio. Research by Now Pensions and Pension Policy Institute (PPI) reveals the true extend of the issues […]

Time to Talk Day 2024: Let’s Chat About Mental Health at Work

As we get ready to say goodbye to January, there’s something important coming up on the 1st February. ‘Time to Talk Day’ is a day dedicated to breaking the silence around mental health, and this year, individuals and organisations around the world will come together to encourage open conversations and promoting support networks. Now, let’s […]

Addressing Musculoskeletal Issues in Today’s Workplace

Musculoskeletal issues (MSK) have become a prevalent concern in the modern workplace, affecting employees across various industries. These issues encompass a range of conditions impacting the muscles, bones, joints, ligaments, and tendons. The evolving nature of work, with a growing emphasis on sedentary roles and technology-related tasks, has led to an increased incidence of MSK […]

Promoting Men’s Health at Work

Gents of all ages are wearing their moustaches with pride, which confirms Movember is in full swing!! This is recognised as Men’s Health Awareness Month and whilst I’m not partaking in growing a ‘Mo’ this year, it’s definitely a good time to address men’s health in the workplace. Employers can play a significant role in […]

The Evolution of the Digital GP

In the UK, accessing a General Practitioner (GP) has long been a challenging and time-consuming process. The National Health Service (NHS) has been a cornerstone of British healthcare for decades, but its struggle to meet the growing demand for primary care services has led to a crisis in GP accessibility. Long waiting times, difficulty securing […]

Why every employer needs an Employee Benefits Adviser

In today’s competitive job market, attracting and retaining top talent has become a strategic imperative for businesses. One of the key factors that prospective employees consider when evaluating job opportunities is the benefits package offered by the company. Providing a comprehensive and attractive benefits package not only helps attract skilled professionals but also encourages employee […]

The strong link between financial anxiety and mental health

It is Mental Health Awareness week this week, with a specific focus on Anxiety. We all feel anxious at times, which is not surprising given the uncertain world we find ourselves living in. If it is not a global pandemic, or talk of world war 3, then it is the cost of living crisis. I […]

Employee Benefit Benchmarking Report 2022

Exclusively focused on UK organisations with employee headcounts of up to 1000, the data and conclusions shared in this report are directly relevant to companies of this size and profile.