You At Work Blog

 

Work smart & reward your team – employee benefits for the UK’s SMEs

You run your own company and so things like winning and servicing customers, keeping finances in check, and meeting tax obligations is all in a day’s work. And then there’s ...
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See what leading colleges are including in their benefits schemes and why

Competition in education has never been greater. We have seen the cost of a university degree behind the upsurge in paid apprenticeships, academy trusts constantly vying to attract pupils and ...
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Engaging employees with health & wellbeing

We have access to more information on our health than ever before. The news agenda informs us daily on all manner of health issues; what we should and shouldn’t eat, ...
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Six tips for creating a brilliant employee benefits scheme

There are many compelling reasons for your organisation to introduce or re-launch an employee benefits scheme, on top of the obvious ones of retaining and attracting talented staff. Benefits can ...
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These are the things you take issue over with your current employee benefits scheme

We often speak with HR and employee benefits professionals that have had an employee benefits scheme in place for a number of years but have fallen out of love with ...
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Hi, I’ll have the haircut, Indian head massage and street food, thanks.

There’s great article here in the Harvard Business Review on perks that matter to employees. From the US it packs a punch for anyone looking for inspiration or reviewing the ...
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Will extended childcare and childcare vouchers finally solve the return to work dilemma?

Labour’s manifesto, all 124 pages of it is out and although it may not have grabbed the headlines, child care reform is on its way if Labour succeeds in the ...
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From Milk Float to Golf GTI…

Milk floats. Those of us from a certain era, before out of town supermarkets and changing shopping habits killed them off, may remember milk floats whizzing around our neighbourhoods at ...
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Study shows that cycling to work can reduce the risk of heart disease

Incorporating exercise into your daily commute, such as walking and cycling, has long been recommended. Today, the BBC published an article making clear the benefits of cycling to work. As ...
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women wearing pink for cancer awareness

World Cancer Day 2017 – Preparing for Employee Cancer Support

February 4th was World Cancer Day. A day on which millions of people unite to raise awareness and funds to fight cancer. Researchers have made great strides in the diagnosis ...
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