We’ve had months if not years to prepare for it, but this week saw auto-enrolment finally land on our laps for many large corporations, with compulsory changes for everyone else lurking imminently around the corner. … Read More
There’s never really a good time to start a new project, is there? It always seems like there’s too much on your plate to really give it the attention it deserves, so inevitably new proposals… Read More
Mention benefits fraud, and most of us think of those newspaper campaigns highlighting people who are falsely claiming unemployment or disabled benefit while working – or running marathons.
But in today’s information-enabled age those managing … Read More
Anyone who’s ever worked or run a small to medium sized enterprise (SME) will know that we sometimes get forgotten or pushed aside in the wider business or financial arena.
Sure, we don’t have a … Read More
There’s a reason that anthropologists study gift giving. It’s because a gift is more than a thing given by one person to another. Much more. It’s a feeling embodied in an object. It’s a piece … Read More
When we think of voluntary benefits, we think evergreen. Benefits that are available to your employees day in and day out on every day of the year. We believe that benefits should not be viewed … Read More
Few employees in any HR or internal service department are sitting behind their desks wondering how to fill the day. Most staff are very aware of pressures on headcount, which brings pressure to individuals to … Read More
The road to flex was paved with good intentions, but it’s time for a change.
FLEXIBLE BENEFITS were borne in the mid-90s out of the necessity to take a fresh look at core benefits. The … Read More
The writer, Richard Bach, was a firm believer in choice. ‘Allow yourself to live as you choose,’ he counselled, creating an eponymous seagull hero that decided to fly faster and higher than anyone else in his … Read More
I have a background in operational HR, and now work for a very successful company. We started in typical entrepreneurial fashion on the back of a credit card, no available bank finance and … Read More