Employee Benefits

The Employee Benefits archive.

Accounts & Tax

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.

Accounts & Tax

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.

Employing & managing staff

Can businesses help staff overcome the rail fare increases?

Here, James Malia, director of employee benefits at Sodexo Engage, discusses how employers need to respond to the latest rail price hikes to attract quality staff.

Employing & managing staff

Seven employee benefits trends to watch in the near future

Changes are occurring in the UK employee benefits market, according to John Dean, managing director of Punter Southall Health and Protection and Cheryl Brennan, director of Corporate Consulting.

Partner content

4 small business functions that must be automated for greater profits

Can technology help you create more efficient business models? In this article, we explore how you can use technology to boost your business

Partner content

It’s time the UK’s small businesses got the seamless communications and collaboration tools they need

Why seamless collaboration is crucial for UK small businesses and what tools can help

Partner content

Flexible work is making cybersecurity tougher for UK SMBs. It’s time they got the tools, and the platform, to defend themselves

The cybersecurity landscape for small businesses and the tips and tools that can help

Partner content

How to enhance your customer and employee experiences using Uber Vouchers

This article explains how Uber Vouchers can enhance both your customer and employee experience