Employee Benefits

The Employee Benefits archive.

Employing & managing staff

1 in 5 employees feel their performance at work is being affected by the cost of living

Employee Benefits Consultancy, Drewberry, explain how the cost of living is affecting work performance and share what benefits staff value

Employing & managing staff

Are your employees using the free services that come with their benefits?

Find out why encouraging your employees to use the free services on their benefits is helpful for you as an employer


How to help your staff avoid National Insurance hike

From today both employers and staff face a 10% increase in the amount they pay each month in National Insurance contributions. But there is a way to help your staff avoid today's National Insurance contribution increase

Small Business Insurance

How offering a death in service benefit can save you money

Taking out a group life insurance policy is often half the cost of what you would pay as an individual. And death-in-service insurance is one of the top three benefits employees want from a company

Small Business Insurance

Can you afford not to offer business medical cover to your staff?

Private health insurance is the number one insurance benefit employees want. Given the race for talent and working days lost through illness, can you afford not to offer business medical cover?

Employing & managing staff

How to set up a share options scheme for your small business

Share options are a great way to recruit employees in a start-up. Here are things you should know, says George de Stacpoole

Employing & managing staff

SME business owners recognise the benefits of employee benefits

Small to medium sized business owners are looking to offer staff more employee benefits according to new research

Employing & managing staff

Employee benefits terms and what they mean

Modern employee benefits terms can be confusing. Steve Edgell outlines some that employers could offer.


How to give workers a tax free gift in four simple steps

In SMEs margins are often tight, and so giving bonuses to the workforce can not only seem financially unachievable pipedream, but quite low on the list of priorities – but there is a lesser-known tax exemption on certain types of gifts for employees which not only makes this more affordable, but quick.

Legal advice

Providing transport for employees: should you organise their lift home?

Does an employer have to provide transport for employees from the workplace to home when such public transport is not available, late at night for instance?

Employing & managing staff

Five employee benefits to attract the best talent when recruiting for your business

Here are five employee benefits your small business could adopt in order to stand out from the larger organisations and attract the best possible talent.

Employing & managing staff

Can’t afford a pay rise? 9 alternative ways to reward your staff

If you can't afford to give a pay rise to your top-performing employees, there are a few other ways that you can reward them.

Partner content

What is professional indemnity insurance?

Professional indemnity insurance provides cover if somebody sues your business and they allege that your advice caused financial loss or damaged their brand. It’s not just for accountants and lawyers but for anyone offering a personal service, even web designers

Partner content

Benefits of switching to the right business bank account

We've teamed up with the Current Account Switch Service to explain the benefits of switching your business bank account.

Partner content

Business Companion: a reliable voice in the misinformation age

Business Companion is a one-stop-shop for accurate and up-to-date legal guidance, whatever sector you’re in — and it’s all completely free

Finding and selling to customers

How Amazon Ads is supporting entrepreneurs

Digital ad campaigns aren't just for big businesses. Here's why you should be considering it...