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20 May 2019
If you're thinking about extending the benefits offering in your organisation, it's important to make sure the benefits you choose are valued by your staff. While there's no substitute for actually asking your employees what benefits and perks they would find valuable and motivating, a recent study…
15 May 2019
People with defined benefit (DB) pension plans are being offered more support by their pension providers, new research shows. Unlike a defined contribution (DC) plan, where your retirement income is based on the amount of money saved each year, with a DB or 'final salary' pension the income you…
13 May 2019
Group risk policies offered by employers provided financial support to a record number of families last year, according to the latest industry figures. A new high of £1.68bn was paid out by group risk insurers during 2018, an increase of £64.5m on 2017, with more families than ever (26,505) helped…
10 May 2019
The level of pension saving among self-employed people in the UK is relatively low, and many would welcome a form of automatic enrolment. That's according to Fidelity International's new report, Generation Self-Employed, which explores how the self-employed are managing their personal finances and…
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…