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31 Oct 2018
Millions of financial products have been lost or forgotten, leaving account holders cut adrift from their money, according to new research from National Savings and Investments (NS&I). The survey of 4,107 British adults found that 14% — as many as 7 million people — think they may have lost…
30 Oct 2018
HR professionals tend to overestimate employee satisfaction with rewards and benefits programmes, new research suggests. In a survey of 500 employees and 103 HR professionals commissioned by Hawk Incentives, around half of employees (52%) said they were happy with the benefits offered by their…
22 Oct 2018
A new survey has found that more than four in ten (43%) UK employees would like the ability to control their benefits and determine the composition of their reward package. However, this isn’t an option for most workers, according to payroll and HR services provider SD Worx. The majority of…
17 Oct 2018
Nearly two-thirds of UK savers have more than one pension, and changing work patterns means that the number of people with multiple pensions will increase. However, people can sometimes lose track of their pension savings, especially if they change jobs or move home several times. New research…
15 Oct 2018
Growing numbers of UK employees are using Employee Assistance Programmes (EAPs) to seek help for mental health related issues. EAPs are employee benefit programmes offered by employers to help their employees deal with personal problems that might adversely impact their work performance, health and…
10 Oct 2018
Parents and grandparents are transferring assets to family members to try to reduce the amount of tax payable on their estates, according to new research. A survey carried out on behalf of Direct Line Life Insurance found that parents in the UK have transferred £227bn to their children in an…
08 Oct 2018
Employees who have been auto-enrolled into a workplace pension expect their money to be invested responsibly, new research shows. Pension company NEST found that over two thirds of savers (73%) think it’s important their pension scheme considers the environment, society and corporate behaviour when…
03 Oct 2018
Grandparents across the UK hold wealth amounting to over £5tn, or an average of £350,634 each, according to research by Charter Savings Bank. Property is the main source of their wealth, with homes worth an average of £225,623 accounting for almost two-thirds of the value of their assets. Other…
01 Oct 2018
A new industry campaign has been running on Facebook and Instagram to help engage younger employees when it comes to pensions. The short film specially designed for social media features a cast of dogs, complaining about the daily grind and talking about their future plans. The final message is…