Holiday leave due to travel disruption

There has been much chaos of late with the rail strikes and flight cancellations and this may have had an impact to employees and employers alike. The recent train worker and union disputes and subsequent industrial action do not look like they will be resolved any...

Engaging your employees; why is this important?

advo’s Nadiya Gregory gives a personal perspective. Employee engagement has become quite the buzzword in business world. According to a study by Qualtrics, approximately half of the workers in the UK are engaged. That puts the country in sixth place on the list of...

The unsung hero: 5 tips to a successful EAP

The unsung hero of Employee Benefits, in our opinion it’s the EAP (Employee Assistance Program). Helping employees to overcome what life throws at us in both our home and work lives, whether it’s a financial, legal or emotional issue, the EAP is there to help. A key...

How can employers ensure the workplace is supportive?

Businesses are failing to address the connection between good physical and mental health according to workers across the UK. Just one in five (19%) of employees strongly believe their employer recognises this link, according to research from HealthHero. Worryingly,...

Employees consider lack of development a reason to seek new employer

New research has shown personal development is an increasingly important factor in where people work, and for job satisfaction. A recent survey highlighted that 65% of UK employees consider lack of personal development opportunities as a reason to look for a new...

Virtual GP services here to stay

The pandemic forced a change in the way health services are delivered. Since March 2020 there has been increased demand for digital and virtual GP services. Providers have responded by re-designing or evolving products to meet customer needs. advo’s employee...