Over half (54%) of employee benefits specialists say they 'don't know' what the top three health and wellbeing priorities are for their employees despite 81% having a health and wellbeing strategy in place, according to Simplyhealth.
The research also revealed that health cash plans have soared in popularity as 41% of employers offer the benefit to employees, an increase of 18 percentage points since 2016. This is compared to private medical insurance (PMI) which has decreased in attractiveness by 14 percentage points over the last year to being offered by just 29% of employers in 2017, Simplyhealth said. These figures were revealed today as part of Simplyhealth's Health and Wellbeing Benefits Guide 2017, which surveyed...
Some 85% of employees are more likely to work for employers offering clearly labelled benefits, research from Canada Life has found.
Wellbeing expert David Price discusses a range of practical ways employers can set about looking after the mental health of their staff during the seasonal period
The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) will maintain its current funding model for the next financial year despite recognising it is unsustainable in its current form.
The FCA has confirmed that, while businesses will have to identify certified staff from day one under the Senior Managers & Certification Regime (SM&CR), they will have a year to complete fitness and propriety assessments.