By mid-2017, the UK population was estimated to be the largest it’s ever been and is expected to continue rising. As well as increasing in size, the ageing population is proportionately growing at a higher rate than the overall population.
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.
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.
Our research on wellbeing in the workplace, ‘The Wellbeing Agenda’, shows the top challenge for employers is the effect of the ageing workforce - but why is this having such an impact on organisations?
As an organisation, you need to determine where you want to position yourself in terms of your wellbeing support and benefits provision - and your long-term strategies need to reflect this.
In the 2016 Budget, the Government proposed to create an online platform to enable people to view all of their pension savings together, in one place. But how will it work?
Employee Assistance Programmes are one of the most effective tools available to support employees. However, they are under-promoted, under-utilised and therefore undervalued by those employees they are there to help.
Last week’s announcement from the Government told us that the state pension age (SPA) will rise to 68, seven years earlier than previously planned, which for most did not come as a surprise.