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How to encourage your employees to save for retirement

All your employees will have different goals for their retirement. Some will look forward to days off relaxing or traveling the world, while others may decide to keep active and…

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How are you communicating the auto enrolment increase to employees?

It’s great news that, since the introduction of auto enrolment back in 2012, 10 million people have been saving for their future through their workplace pension scheme. It shows…

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What’s the Christmas gift worth giving to your employees this festive season?

It’s that time of year again. The office decorations are out, the mince pies have arrived on our desks and the countdown to Christmas has begun. But how can we show that extra…

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The benefits of good communication this Talk Money Week

By Ian Bird This week is Talk Money Week (12th – 18th November), an awareness event formally known as Financial Capability Week.  It is an annual event, which aims to get more…

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The benefits of using digital platforms for employee communications

There’s no denying the use of digital technology, particularly smartphones, is on the increase.  A report published by Ofcom last week highlights that 78% of UK adults now own a…

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The need for effective employee communication in the workplace

Workplace communication is the process of communicating verbally and non-verbally to exchange ideas and information within an organisation.  From an HR perspective, workplace…

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The importance of early intervention when it comes to employees’ mental wellbeing

With the 14th-20th of May being Mental Health Awareness Week, we would like to highlight the importance of early intervention and reasons why employers should prioritise their…

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3 Ways to Create a Stress Free Workplace Culture

As you already know, an unhappy employee is often an unproductive employee, which can cost your business. They can be disruptive to your work culture and more damaging to the…

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Kier Group uses share plans portal to communicate SIP to staff

As part of the organisation’s reward and benefits strategy, Kier Group has been placing a real focus on financial education since the last year, when they worked together with…

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Are your employees aware of the changes to the Childcare Voucher scheme?

Childcare vouchers represent a good saving for working parents and it’s, therefore, perceived as a great benefit by employees who have young children. As you may be aware, the…