American workers took an average of 17.2 days of vacation in 2017, according to new research from Project: Time Off, jumping up nearly a half-day (.4 days) from 2016. This marks the highest level for American vacation usage since 2010 (17.5 days) and a more than full-day increase since bottoming out at 16.0 days in 2014.
Published: 14 May 2018
Rising cost is the biggest barrier UK businesses face when delivering employee benefits programmes, new research has revealed.
Published: 25 December 2017
More people than ever before are expected to get an extra gift from their bosses by this Friday (22 December) as employers spend millions on festive bonuses and parties to counter threats of skill and worker shortages in 2018.
Published: 22 December 2017
Workplace pensions voted the most valued benefit overall. Private medical insurance second most valued, life insurance voted third. Benefits employees ... View Article
Published: 9 November 2017
Almost half the British workforce do not use their full holiday allowance because “they don’t have the time”, according to new research commissioned by Monarch Airlines. Comment from Rob Foulkes, Head of Digital & Marketing - Monarch.
Published: 20 August 2017
A new report has revealed that UK employees are at risk of a severe financial shock in the event of ill-health, with many being unable to pay their household bills for more than six to eight weeks. Comment from Brian Hall, Managing Director of BHSF Employee Benefits.
Published: 28 July 2017
There has been much said about the changes to salary sacrifice schemes, with some confusion as to what the changes actually mean for drivers. This confusion has led to several commentators once again asking about the future of salary sacrifice car schemes. Comment from Paul Gilshan, CMO of Tusker.
Published: 15 June 2017
Industry professionals are disillusioned with employee benefits communication; at best they rate it as mediocre and at worst terrible, says David Pugh, managing partner at Lemonade Reward.
Published: 2 May 2017
Research by Chase de Vere, the independent financial and corporate advisers, in conjunction with Lightbulb, an independent research company, shows that many employers aren’t reviewing or effectively communicating their employee benefits packages. Comment from Sean McSweeney, Corporate Advice Manager, Chase de Vere.
Published: 28 April 2017
Government support for the bereaved is changing: a new Bereavement Support Payment will be paid instead of the current suite of state bereavement benefits. Comment Christine Husbands, Managing Director for RedArc.
Published: 11 April 2017