Within living memory the accepted wisdom that we are born, go to school, work, retire and die has been turned on its head. This is true with regard to working past state retirement age, whether through personal choice or financial necessity.
The topic of mental health has hit the headlines and taken centre stage. Huge efforts have gone into challenging misconceptions about mental health. It’s about supporting people when they most need it.
In previous REBA articles we explored why financial wellbeing is ‘fundamental not just a fad’ and then looked at how we analyse, consultant, deliver and check via our ‘ACDC’ framework. Now we explore how to deliver this into the workplace.
One of the questions I often hear in relation to pension provision for employees is: why should we do any more than we have to? It’s not our problem.
A recent Briefing Note from the Pensions Policy Institute (PPI) explored the difficulty in estimating the number and total value of ‘lost’ pensions in the United Kingdom
We live and work in a rapidly changing world which requires organisations to rethink their sense of purpose. Do you know how your employees are coping? Laura Matthews explores the challenges and how to identify, understand and tackle employees coasting through careers.
If you can just help your workers save that little bit and take away their financial stop signs, you could take them off the “highway to hell” and help them towards that goal of “livin’ easy, livin’ free” and they will be indebted to you. How do you get there?
A successful relationship is based around the fair generation and sharing of effort and value - and that includes remuneration. Bonus payments are probably the biggest ‘bone of contention’ for employees in terms of who does and doesn’t receive them.
In order for any organisation to be successful, it needs a benefit strategy and supporting policies in place that cover the needs of a diverse workforce. It’s been said lots of times before that a one size fits all approach really doesn’t cut it anymore.
You may be considering whether your business should commit spend to a financial wellbeing strategy - can you be certain this will deliver value into the future or will this be a forgotten trend and sunk cost come 2020?