07 May 2019
Could 'gamification' of rewards and bonuses help engage employees and motivate them to perform well?
A gamified bonus system gives out points or small rewards in order to encourage achievement and good behaviour.
01 May 2019
Inheritance tax receipts (IHT) are increasing every year, but many people could do more to reduce the amount of IHT due on their estates, according to Canada Life.
The pensions, investment and insurance firm said that the amount of IHT paid by UK families is set to reach £10bn per year by 2030,…
29 Apr 2019
Almost two thirds (65.6%) of employers don't offer workplace perks and benefits to their staff, according to research by CV-Library.
Benefits ranging from flexible working to unlimited holiday can go a long way towards making your workers feel valued, keeping them motivated, and attracting new…
25 Apr 2019
Many retirees are entering drawdown without working out how much they can afford to take from their pot, putting themselves at risk of draining their savings too soon, new research shows.
Pension drawdown allows savers to take an income from their pension pot while leaving the rest invested, rather…
23 Apr 2019
More than a third of the UK workforce is now covered by group risk protection benefits, according to research by insurance provider Swiss Re.
Its Group Watch 2019 report reveals that the number of people covered in employer-sponsored group risk policies (life assurance, long-term disability income…
17 Apr 2019
Generation X made the biggest contribution to personal pensions last year, according to new research by Salisbury House Wealth.
People nearing retirement age tend to accelerate their personal pension contributions, the wealth management provider said. They are at the peak of their earning potential…
15 Apr 2019
UK employers recognise the role that benefits play in staff retention and want to capitalise on this, new research shows.
In a survey by Capita Employee Benefits, the majority (94%) of employers said their organisation needs to better use benefits as a strategic lever to improve employee retention…
10 Apr 2019
The pension freedoms introduced four years ago gave people more choice over how to access their retirement savings. But official figures show that this hasn't translated into higher incomes.
According to retirement income specialist Just Group, the latest Pensioners' Income Series from the Office…
08 Apr 2019
How do employees rate their relationship with their current employer? And what keeps people committed to the same company for several years? Good wages and employee benefits, a positive workplace environment, or opportunities for promotion?
A survey of 3,000 British workers by background checking…