Half of employers introduce new benefits during pandemic to cater to changing working practices

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Half of employers introduce new benefits during pandemic to cater to changing working practices

In a bid to reconnect with staff and adapt to new hybrid working structures, nearly half of employers (49%) in the UK and Ireland have introduced new employee benefits since the start of the pandemic.

A third (33%) of organisations surveyed by HR specialist Zellis said they have introduced new benefits to better support health and mental wellbeing among staff as they navigate the changes of the past year and a half. More than a third (37%) of organisations surveyed said they have changed their benefits offering to create more personalised options for staff, with employee needs becoming more bespoke as the trend towards working from home continues. The most popular additional benefits included...

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