Employers improve benefits strategies to recruit and retain talent

Employee engagement, choice, recruitment and retention top objective for employers post Covid-19

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Employers have adjusted benefits strategies in a bid to enhance recruitment and retain talent, as employee engagement is highlighted as the "most important" objective in the latest Aon Benefits and Trends survey.

According to the survey, which questioned 253 HR, employee benefit and reward professionals from across the UK in a variety of sectors, employee work motivations have shifted as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic with 41% of employers noting increased difficulties in retaining staff over the past year. An additional 44% said they have found it hard to recruit new staff, with many stating the need to pay higher salaries or sign-on bonuses as a method of enticing new talent into their business...

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