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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 [..]


Darren Laverty discusses financial education
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Darren Laverty discusses financial education

Darren Laverty, Author, Speaker, Financial Educator and Partner at Secondsight discusses his book, ’Make Their Money Count’.  How To Run an Effective Workplace Financial Education Programme; An Employer’s Guide’ with Kimberley Dondo from Reward. The [..]


New Year employee benefits resolutions
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New Year employee benefits resolutions

It’s that time of the year again, where we all set out to make our New Year’s resolutions.  These however are the resolutions that invariably, most of us end up breaking!  A poll of 2,000 British people, published by Bupa last year found, that of those making [..]


Are IFAs missing out on workplace wins?
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Are IFAs missing out on workplace wins?

The pension freedoms and auto-enrolment have increased the unmet need for advice in the workplace. Some larger employers and pension trustees are no longer content to leave employees to fend for themselves among scammers and fraudsters and are actively looking for [..]


It’s time to support staff with financial freedom
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It’s time to support staff with financial freedom

The time has come to 'support staff on their road to obtaining financial freedom'. New book from Darren Laverty, Partner at Secondsight looks at how workplace financial education can help. Darren Laverty,  firmly believes the question ‘what is financial [..]


How employers measure ROI on financial education
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How employers measure ROI on financial education

Financial stress can have a serious impact on the workplace: employees distracted by money worries hold the risk of being less productive and effective in their day-to-day roles. Investing in financial education can, therefore, be a proactive way of supporting [..]


Working with YBS to provide Financial Education
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Working with YBS to provide Financial Education

Further to offering workplace financial education with Secondsight, YBS is expanding their financial literacy programme Money Minds, reaching out to children and young adults in school. In recent years the YBS Group has made significant progress on its corporate [..]


YBS Share Plans to offer financial education
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YBS Share Plans to offer financial education

YBS Share Plans, part of the UK’s second largest building society, has teamed up with Secondsight to offer its corporate clients access to financial education in the workplace. Secondsight, the multi-award winning employee benefits specialist, has created the [..]


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