Wed.Jan 12, 2022

Highland Home Carers motivates staff with shares and bonus schemes

Employee Benefits

Operating across the Scottish highland region since 1994, Highland Home Carers (HHC) supports people living in their own homes with highly complex health and social care needs.

How to Improve Motivation in the Workplace: 13 Effective Ways


Whatever be the size or type of an organization, one of the biggest and most enduring challenges that managers face is getting their team to do their best work. Why do people do what they do, and how do you influence them - these are puzzles that can be traced back centuries.


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December BLS Jobs Report: Prioritize HR Investments


The December Bureau of Labor Statistics jobs report showed continued signs of an uneven recovery as we close out 2021. Employers added a mere 199,000 new jobs in December — less than half what experts predicted.

71% of UK professionals would seek more flexible job

Employee Benefits

Seven in 10 UK professionals would consider leaving their organisation to secure flexible working options that suited them, research has revealed.

Beyond the Dollar: Why Fertility Benefits Are About More Than Financial Support

Speaker: Kirsten Ferro, Vice President of Employer Sales at Carrot Fertility

In this session, we’ll discuss the complexities of fertility health and all the pieces a fertility benefit should include in order to best support your employees on their journeys.

December BLS Jobs Report: Hospitality Focus


The December Bureau of Labor Statistics jobs report showed continued signs of an uneven recovery as we round out 2021. Employers added a mere 199,000 new jobs in December — less than half what experts predicted.

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Internal Trustee Fiduciary Liability

McDermott Will & Emery Employee Benefits

What are an employee stock ownership plan’s (ESOP) internal trustee’s fiduciary duties? What are some of the most common liability areas for trustees? And how can trustees prevent common liability pitfalls? In this presentation, McDermott Partner J.

Ways to Keep Your Employees Safe and Healthy Throughout Winter

Take It Personel-ly

Winter is a season that can have many health risks for people. The air outside is colder, which means the air inside your office building or home will also be cooler.

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Why Sustainability Should be a Crucial Part of Workplace Culture 


More and more businesses are striving for sustainability in their practices knowing it will help to attract top employees, but this can seem like a complex task to take on.

Myths about health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs)


As an employer considering a health benefit, you may be deciding between traditional group health insurance and a healthcare reimbursement plan, like a health reimbursement arrangement (HRA). How do you know which is the best fit for your company?

Global Guide to Hiring Digital Nomads

The growing digital nomad workforce offers companies new opportunities to expand their global teams. In this guide, you’ll discover key factors to consider before hiring digital nomads, as well as recommended locations that offer tailored visa programs.

How can employers improve staff motivation going into the new year?

Employee Benefits

A key challenge for businesses next year is to ensure that their messaging around culture, purpose and values is not only aligned, but reflected in the employee experience through benefits, reward, recognition and development.

Working conditions and Labor Policies in China

Global People Strategist

The labor policies in China have been designed to protect the rights of employers and employees in any industry. As per the law, workers have been given the right to equal pay and promotion.

Chris Roberts: Employee feedback is crucial for engagement and motivation

Employee Benefits

At ClickThrough Marketing we have always made staff engagement a priority but in the last 18 months, we’ve really stepped up our efforts to drive motivation.

The 5 Pillars of a Good Staff Wellbeing Programme | Sodexo Engage

Sodexo Engage

Employee Wellbeing has become a priority for most employers. And it's not going away any time soon. Employee Wellbeing

Fertility & Infertility 101: Why Fertility Benefits Are A Necessity and Not A Luxury

Speaker: Jackie Blanco, RN, BSN, Senior Manager of Medical Operations at Carrot Fertility & Nate Fournier, Enterprise Account Executive, Carrot Fertility

As an HR leader, the benefits you offer deeply impact employees' personal lives. In this webcast, we will provide you with an overview of fertility and infertility benefits, what different fertility journeys involve, and how you can best support your employees each step of the way.

First Manchester bus staff escalate pay-related strike

Employee Benefits

Bus drivers employed by First Manchester have announced further industrial action later this month as a pay dispute continues.

8 Employee Retention Statistics You Need to Know


Employee retention is an important focus for your business, whether you’re a small startup or a big, established corporation. Keeping employees in their jobs and at your company means you spend less money on recruiting and training and build an organizational culture of strong connections.

Just 49% of staff had good support during pandemic

Employee Benefits

Less than half of employees felt they received good support from their employers throughout the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, according to a survey.

Snow days and the FLSA

Business Management Daily

Last week it snowed hard in the Mid-Atlantic region, notably south of Washington, D.C., where Politico reported Sen. Tim Kaine (D.–Va.) was stuck in his car on I-95 for 21 hours. A colleague in D.C. noted he had a lot of wet snow to shovel. Isn’t that why you have kids?

Attract Top Talent with 2022's Global Workforce Trends Report

In 2022, employee retention, work-life balance, and global team engagement will be top-of-mind for companies. This requires more diligence than ever, as being aware of the upcoming workforce trends will help boost retention and attract top global talent.

Ideas for Creating Workplace Connections for Fully Remote Teams

Vantage Circle

With the Covid-19 pandemic, remote working became one of the most important topics in the corporate world. Almost overnight, whole teams and departments were forced to work from home. And by 2021, employees were dealing with engagement issues and declined workplace connections.

David Jepps: How Covid-19 affects statutory sick pay

Employee Benefits

At the start of the pandemic, statutory sick pay (SSP) rules were changed to include Covid-19 (Coronavirus) scenarios because self-isolation or having tested positive with no symptoms were not covered by the SSP definition of incapacity.

COVID At-Home Testing Rules: Potential Impacts to Self-Funded Health Plans


Recently, new guidance has been issued regarding the requirement for insurance plans to cover the costs of at-home, rapid COVID tests. Starting on Saturday, January 15, 2022, insurers and payers will be required to cover the costs of these tests for covered members, with the highlights being: Members will NOT require a prescription or doctor’s note. Plan expenses can be capped at $12 per test.

What’s the Biggest Mistake Benefits Managers Make?

Flimp Communications

If you can avoid making the same mistake that other benefits managers make, your employees will have better benefits literacy, enrollment, AND utilization. The post What’s the Biggest Mistake Benefits Managers Make? appeared first on Flimp. Employee Benefits Communication Featured Articles

Corporate Tell-All: International Expansion Horror Stories

Behind the rose-tinted view of global expansion, there are more ghastly tales, many involving a multitude of country-specific laws and regulations. Fail to abide, and you’re risking lawsuits, high monetary costs, permanent reputational damage, and even jail time.

Effective January 15, 2022, Insurers Required to Pay or Reimburse for At-Home COVID-19 Tests


On January 10, 2022, the Biden Administration announced new guidance that will require group health insurance plans and insurers to cover the cost of Over-The-Counter, at-home COVID-19 tests (OTC COVID tests) beginning on January 15, 2022. This guidance applies to both fully-insured and self-funded plans. Both the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have issued Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) guidance regarding this requirement.

How to Make HR Presentations More Enjoyable


If you ask someone what the HR profession is, most likely there will be no answer or only dry “it’s about people”. On the one hand, it is correct, but HR is more about business processes that are related to people and that are aimed at achieving specific company goals.

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Anatomy of an Aircraft Claim Part 2


As discussed last month, no aircraft owner thinks it will be their aircraft that has an accident. The fact your flight department has operated safely without accident or incident for years can give an owner a false sense of security. Some recent high-profile losses, however, confirm even companies operating with professional crews and well-maintained aircraft are not exempt.