The seven deadly sins of sales incentive programmes

Sales incentive programmes are an excellent way to help your business achieve many business objectives, for example recognising performance, increasing sales, inspiring dealers and channel partners, or encouraging repeat business from customers. But they can also go horribly wrong, as the PPI scandal has demonstrated. If you want to know how to avoid your incentive […]

Engaging your employees at benefits enrolment time – Part 2

In Engaging your employees at enrolment time (part 1) I looked at what to do, four to two months before your enrolment period opens. In this post I look at the final two months.   Two months before enrolment With two months until your employee benefits enrolment period opens you should now know your exact enrolment period […]

Engaging your employees at benefits enrolment time – Part 1

It’s July, surely there’s no need to think about your annual employee benefits enrolment just yet, after all there’s plenty of time until the end of they year… But it will be here sooner than you think, and if you want to make the best of your annual enrolment period then you should start planning […]

How to ensure the success of your employee benefits scheme

Employee benefit schemes need to work hard if they are going to reap the rewards of improved staff retention and morale. In a time where an increasing number of employers aren’t seeing their benefits schemes reach their full potential, how can you ensure the success of your HR initiatives in 2014?

Employee benefits schemes fail to meet expectations of younger generation

Employee benefits schemes are failing to meet the expectations of younger employees, and so are not fit for purpose according to new research. The report from Barclays Corporate and Employer Solutions, Talking About My Generation: Exploring the Benefits Engagement Challenge, finds there are now up to five different generations in the workplace and is the […]

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 […]