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Do employers in the USA care more about their employees’ wellbeing than employers in the UK?
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Do employers in the USA care more about their employees’ wellbeing than employers in the UK?

90% of large and midsized companies in the US are now offering financial wellness programmes as an employee benefit, according to a recent survey[1]. In contrast however, a recent report out by the CIPD has revealed that in the UK, financial wellbeing is a [..]


Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day….
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Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day….

On 20th July 1957, the Prime Minister Harold Macmillan said in a speech “most of our people have never had it so good”. Rationing post WW2 was over, and this optimism continued through the swinging sixties until we reached the somewhat darker days in the [..]


How to support employees through uncertainty and change
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How to support employees through uncertainty and change

Uncertainty and the unknowns of the economic, political and social spheres have been the concern of firms for some time. However, the support, and potentially the protection, of employees in uncertain times is often forgotten and rarely thought [..]


Financial tips for the sandwich generation
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Financial tips for the sandwich generation

If you are one of the 1.3 million people with the twin responsibilities of caring for older and younger family members, your finances may be suffering. Having children who could use some money to help them to buy a home at the same time as having parents who [..]


Financial Education – Employee Benefits Research
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Financial Education – Employee Benefits Research

Over recent years, financial wellbeing programmes have developed from a ‘nice to do’ to a ‘must do’ and to make financial wellbeing a success in the workplace, organisations must have a clear strategy and understand what it is their employees need and how [..]


What are the latest trends and developments in financial education?
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What are the latest trends and developments in financial education?

What trends does 2018 offer organisations in terms of their financial education approaches and strategies? Strategy trumps tools Although financial employee benefits, in terms of products, services and education, are booming in the current economic climate, it [..]


Tackling financial stress in the workplace – Part 2
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Tackling financial stress in the workplace – Part 2

The 4 main reasons employers are not tackling financial stress in the workplace. Taken from the findings of the Workplace Financial Wellbeing LinkedIn Group’s July Conference, part one of the blog looked at why people do not have time, budget or resource to [..]


Tackling financial stress in the workplace
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Tackling financial stress in the workplace

The 4 main reasons employers are not tackling financial stress in the workplace In this two-part blog, Darren Laverty presents findings from the Workplace Financial Wellbeing LinkedIn Groups July conference.  Darren, founder of the group, and speaker at the event [..]


Now’s the time to talk about financial wellbeing
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Now’s the time to talk about financial wellbeing

Our personal finances are probably one of the most challenging areas of our everyday lives, yet it’s one of the areas we are least likely to talk about.  A YouGov poll commissioned by The Times and Lloyds Bank at the start of the year highlighted that indeed 48% [..]


Helping employees to understand and manage their finances
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Helping employees to understand and manage their finances

Just how far should businesses go in offering financial education to their staff? The question is increasingly being asked in the wake of the clear evidence about the poor level of financial capability among adults in the UK. Research undertaken by Secondsight [..]


Kier Group’s reward, benefits and financial education plan
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Kier Group’s reward, benefits and financial education plan

Kier Group has placed a great deal of focus on financial education and wellbeing in the past year. The reward team has worked innovatively to leverage the support it gets from its existing suppliers; YBS Share Plans, which administers Kier Group’s sharesave and [..]


Is there a need for better targeted pensions education for female employees?
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Is there a need for better targeted pensions education for female employees?

Female employees on average have less in their pension pots, and whilst this should be recognised, we firmly believe that everyone should receive high quality education in respect to their financial needs, now and in the future. Darren Laverty, Partner at [..]


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