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Survey highlights how benefits can really miss the mark

“Most companies say that understanding of and engagement with benefits is extremely or very important, yet the majority don’t put into practice communication techniques that could help programmes get better results through behaviour change.

Contributor: Sarah Robson | Published: 13 July 2019

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Which would you choose, job Happiness or pay cheque size?

Nearly a fifth (19 percent) of UK adults are unhappy in their job. When it comes to general job happiness, 71 percent of Americans are mostly happy, compared to 70 percent of Germans, 65 percent of employees in the UK, and 54 percent of the French. 

Contributor: Megan Barbier | Published: 14 May 2019

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Benefits still top the list for job candidates

“The first few weeks of the New Year sees a significant upturn in the number of job listings, to coincide with the spike in new job-hunters who, after taking the holidays to re-evaluate their employment and levels of job satisfaction, have decided on a fresh start,” said Mark Ramsook, of Willis Towers Watson Health and Benefits.  

Contributor: Mark Ramsook | Published: 21 January 2019

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Benefits will have to change to meet future expectations

Aon’s Benefits and Trends Survey, now in its ninth year, is formed from the responses of over 200 employers of all sizes, from less than 100 employees to many thousands, who work across a broad range of sectors, with 75 percent of them working internationally.

Contributor: Richard Morgan | Published: 12 January 2019

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HR is missing out on strategic benefits of systems integration

Senior HR professionals identify transactional benefits of linking systems, but overlook potential impact on organisational performance. While senior UK HR leaders are cognisant of the transactional benefits of integrating HR systems with other L&D and business systems, many organisations are missing on the enhanced strategic performance.

Contributor: Chris Berry | Published: 14 June 2018

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Why workplace benefits are falling so short

Only 40% of UK workers appreciate the benefits they receive from their employer, new research has revealed. Despite just two fifths of the employees saying their benefits meet their needs, almost 61% of employers believe employees are happy with their benefits package, according to Willis Towers Watson’s Benefit Preferences report, part of its Global Benefits Attitudes Study.

Contributor: Mark Ramsook | Published: 18 April 2018