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What staff benefits are best?


February 24th, 2017

What staff benefits are best for you?  The answer is dependent on what you want to achieve. Benefits attract and retain staff, help to protect and support employees and company profits. The right mix depends on business goals and budget.

ADVO’s Commercial Director, Colin Boxall has looked at a number of surveys and brought them together with data from ADVO’s own client portfolio to look at the reasoning behind implementing benefits and where they can be effective.

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Insurer calls for bold, ambitious action from Government


February 21st, 2017

Leading protection insurer, Unum, has responded to the government’s Green Paper consultation on work, health and disability calling for financial incentives for employers to invest in Group Income Protection (GIP).

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New look for Simplyhealth and Denplan


February 20th, 2017

 

Simplyhealth are changing their look. The health and wellbeing insurer has a familiar brand but now aim to bring their different companies together under one new brand.

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How to ‘go for (IIP) GOLD’


February 17th, 2017

 

Being part of Investors in People shows how you view and value your staff and from this what your business partners can expect from your organisation. It demonstrates your culture, how your organisation runs and whether your staff believe in you. But how is it done? ADVO’s Gill Mateo gives some tips.

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Private medical insurance most valued by employees


February 16th, 2017

Private medical insurance has been voted most valued staff benefit by SME employees in a recent survey by leading digital risk insurer, Ellipse.

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Bupa expands dental choice


February 15th, 2017

Bupa has confirmed completion of its acquisition of Oasis Dental Care, the UK’s leading private dental provider following regulatory referral from the European Commission to the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) in November of last year.

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Update on the quacking ducks – New Tribunal judgement


February 14th, 2017

ADVO recently outlined changes to how employment status is viewed. A recent employment tribunal ruling has reinforced the differences of how employers, employees and the courts view self-employment.

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Employment tribunal implications and the quacking duck


February 9th, 2017

 

It’s not just Brexit that is about to cause anxiety for HR professionals with recent tribunal rulings also about to shake things up. We discuss some recent cases that will require many employers to rethink. (more…)

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What next for health at work?


February 8th, 2017

 

Leading health and protection insurer, Unum, has published a thought provoking collections of essays.

Titled ‘What next for health at work’ the essays cover a range of topics including how to incentivise employers to invest in staff wellbeing, reforms to the Fit Note process and how to support employees with mental health and musculoskeletal problems.

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First Auto-enrolment CCJs issued


February 6th, 2017

Employers who ignore their automatic enrolment responsibilities could find themselves with a County Court Judgement, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has warned.

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