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The top five risks when accessing a pension

There are many things to consider before accessing a pension. Jonathan Watts-Lay, Director, WEALTH at work, has outlined the top 5 things employees should know.  

Article by: Jonathan Watts-Lay, Director - WEALTH at work | Published: 17 August 2020

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Supporting staff to become more financially resilient

Covid-19 continues to affect most walks of life, one of the most obvious being the financial impact on UK workers. With millions furloughed and an increasing number out of work the pandemic has forced households everywhere to confront their finances and has left employees who have little or no savings in a precarious position.

Article by: Mark Pemberthy, Head - DC and Wealth at Buck | Published: 14 August 2020

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How to apply for job retention scheme in the wake of Coronavirus

It is said that around eleven million people across the UK have already been temporarily given a leave of absence (furlough), as many businesses look to lean on the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme announced in March 2020.

Article by: Sabby Gill, UK EVP/MD - Sage | Published: 9 May 2020

Five tips towards improving employee finances

Before any financial wellbeing initiatives are implemented in the workplace, it’s imperative that employers understand the needs of their employees first. This is because each employee will have individual circumstances which are likely to result in different financial priorities.

Article by: Jonathan Watts-Lay, Director - WEALTH at work, | Published: 27 January 2020

Six steps to help employees who are retiring in 2020

Protect employees from scams – Scammers often use highly professional looking websites and marketing literature to lure individuals in, and they tend to sound completely legitimate. It’s easy to see why so many people are fooled

Article by: Jonathan Watts-Lay, Director - WEALTH at work | Published: 24 December 2019

There may be turbulence…

Thousands of leaders have taken Herb Kelleher’s advice, more or less successfully, depending on the single-mindedness with which they have followed it and have hung the heavy mantle of responsibility for commercial competitiveness around HR’s shoulders.

Article by: Jean-Marie Dru | Published: 28 November 2019

The rising popularity of money management guidance

A big part of the solution is helping employees become more familiar with the basics of money management. Getting them to think about how they spend money on essential items such as utility bills and insurance is paramount.

Article by: Jonathan Watts-Lay | Published: 19 June 2019

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The mind-boggling scope of HMRC’s new systems

“Connect completely changes the dynamic of how HMRC commits investigative resource to risk and enables thematic and risk-based enquiries across the taxpaying population.  Taxpayers need to be aware that it will be used increasingly.

Article by: Jessica McLellan | Published: 29 April 2019