Communications

How to convey your key messages and programme details

Closing the communications gap

Employee benefits communications are a crucial element to the participation in, and ultimately the success of an employee benefit programme. In fact, employee benefit communications can make or break a programme. However, despite this, many organisations and HR professionals are not utilising their communications to best effect. Many organisations begin their employee benefits with a […]

Are we too obsessed with digital employee communications?

When I first started working in employee benefits and rewards everything was different. Information was sent out on paper and because it was such a manual process there was only ever an annual enrolment period. But today we live in a different world. Changes in the industry, opportunities to incorporate technology and a changing understanding of […]

Do marketing techniques work for employee communications?

Whether it’s an employee benefits scheme or a recognition programme, employee communications are critical to the success of any HR initiative. With more employees becoming dis-engaged and unsatisfied with their jobs, communication about HR programmes makes a real difference and result in: Improved employee engagement Reduced turnover Higher productivity Lower recruitment expenses So is it time you reminded […]

Infographic: The role of video in employee communications

Internal communications specialists surveyed by HGA Creative believe that video is excellent for communicating with employees, but few are measuring the tool’s effectiveness or ROI. ‘The Role of Video in Employee Communications,” focuses on how HR, marketing and internal communications professionals are utilising video to communicate ideas, company values and information to their employees.

Infographic: Failure to communicate employee benefits costs UK businesses £2.7 Billion a year

The Unum Employee Benefits team commissioned a study by the Cass Businesses School to investigate the cost of failing to communicate benefits to employees. The results deliver a stark warning to employers – failure to effectively communicate benefits costs UK businesses £2.7 Billion each year. Without a comprehensive communication plan companies offering great employee benefits […]

Happy Boss’s Day!

Well it seems that today is national ‘Boss’s Day’ in the US and Canada. Billed as a time for workers to thank their bosses for being kind and fair throughout the year (that did make me chuckle!). I wonder how many line managers in the US can expect a card today or a novelty mug […]