employee wellbeing

Businesses Urged To Offer Benefits As Financial Pressure Among Staff Rises

Businesses Urged To Offer Benefits As Financial Pressure Among Staff Rises

UK small business owners have been urged to consider what benefits they can possible offer their employees, as financial pressures rise. According to the Employee Benefits Trends Study 2017 by MetLife UK, 55% of UK workers  say they highly value the benefits they receive at work – a 25% increase from the same survey in 2015. Encouragingly, 52% of business owners now understand the personal financial pressures on their employees – and this is prompting them into action. Not just for current subordinates, business owners are also utilizing benefits packages in the recruitment process with 73% promoting their additional bonuses while hiring – compared to just 61% in 2015. Its suggested business owners should consider what financial perks they can offer their employees, as just 39%... »