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About Brett Hill

Brett Hill is Distribution Director of Towergate Health & Protection . Brett’s career spans 20 years, working in technical and senior management roles with leading insurance companies.

Brett is responsible for charting the company’s increasing work in wellbeing and prevention, guiding clients in understanding the relationship between employee's health and business performance.

Preparing to return to work post-lockdown

As many businesses begin the slow process of returning to work and bringing employees back from remote working or furlough, there are many areas to think about to ensure businesses are protected and employees are kept safe and well.

Article by 14 July 2020

Simple steps to support an employee benefits programme

It’s the time of year when many companies are reviewing and assessing the success of their employee benefits programme and deciding whether to renew for another year or add in some new benefits or products. But if the programme isn’t getting as much engagement as it should be, then there are five key steps to take to help change that.

Article by 27 February 2020

Poor mental health: understanding the warning signs

With the cost of poor mental health in the workplace ranging between £33-42bn each year, businesses need to get better at spotting the indicators and supporting the mental wellbeing concerns of their teams. Employers can then be in a position to decide if they deem it necessary to signpost staff to support.

Article by 26 November 2019

The risk of demographic generalisations and losing talent

With five generations in one workplace, regular changes to legislation and new company initiatives to implement, HR can be forgiven for potentially being seduced by the simplicity of generational demographics. Grouping employees by age, providing insight into the lives they are likely to have led to date and how it’s shaped their values and attitudes towards the workplace today, can create a useful snapshot into different demographics – helping to inform everything from individual employee communications to company-wide engagement schemes.

Article by 21 May 2019

Can businesses afford not to offer PMI?

In a challenging economic climate, the war for talent rages on and is set to become more complex with changes ahead – such as the impact of Brexit. HR professionals are all too aware of the importance of having the best people, yet don’t always consider all the options available to attract and retain talent due to preconceived ideas they can hold around some employee benefits.

Article by 12 February 2019