Can we scrap our employee bonus scheme? Croner…

High street retailer, John Lewis has warned that its annual staff bonus is under threat for the first time in more than 60 years as it reiterated that full-year profits would be “substantially lower” than…

Productivity gap narrows – but employers & HR…

Steve Herbert, Head of Benefits Strategy at Howden Employee Benefits, discusses why 'all is not what is seems' with productivity comparisons with the UK and Europe Last month the OECD published a very detailed and…

Tesco invests in staff wellbeing with new physical…

Multinational groceries and general merchandise retailer Tesco has extended its wellness programme to offer its 300,000-strong workforce nationwide access to greater opportunities for physical activity. Tesco has teamed up with corporate wellbeing provider, Gympass, to provide…

Conduct an employee benefits audit or risk losing…

New Year’s resolutions aren’t just for employees, now is the time for businesses to review employee benefits packages, ensuring they are fit for purpose, and using them to recruit and retain staff – particularly important…

HR ‘do not feel equipped’ to offer support…

Concern sparked as 37% of Britons put Christmas presents on credit last year 49% of HR professionals don’t feel it’s their remit to help staff with money worries 45% don’t feel employees bring financial concerns…