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New and Improved

Florida Workers' Comp

We live each hurricane season with the dread of the tropics. We all enjoy the converse, what I call Respite Season from December 1 through the following May 1 each year. It is comforting to think that there is a time when there will be no storms. That said, we have some pretty significant storms periodically during Respite ©2023, see It's That Time Again (April 2023).

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5 leaders share best practices for bringing employees together

Employee Benefit News

From friendly competition to recognition to making salsa from scratch, workers thrive when they participate in intentional relationship-building experiences.

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The QSEHRA: Pros and cons

PeopleKeep

A robust benefits package that includes health coverage is an important recruiting tool for every employer. However, soaring medical costs can make offering health benefits challenging for small business owners with limited budgets. Luckily, health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs)— specifically the qualified small employer HRA (QSEHRA)—can help small employers overcome this challenge.

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What is Employee Poaching & How to Deal With It?

HR Lineup

In today’s highly competitive job market, businesses constantly vie for top talent to stay ahead. One practice that has become increasingly common is employee poaching. While it might sound like a term from a corporate espionage thriller, employee poaching is a real and pressing issue for many organizations. This article delves into what employee poaching is, its implications, and strategies for dealing with it effectively.

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HR in 2025: Insights & Predictions

What type of worker is most engaged—hybrid, remote, or onsite? What are the drivers of effective leadership? What does the C-suite think HR is most responsible for? And why is a wave of HR resignations more likely in the next 12 months? Get our annual survey report to find out: The #1 challenge of recruiting & hiring Why remote teams are struggling What are the drivers of effective (and ineffective) leadership And lots more!

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AI-Based Attendance System: The Smart Way to Mark Attendance

Qandle

In today’s fast-paced world, organizations are constantly seeking innovative ways to improve efficiency and productivity. One area that has seen significant advancements is attendance management. Traditionally, attendance systems have relied on manual processes or basic digital solutions, which can be time-consuming and prone to errors. However, with the advent of artificial intelligence (AI), a new era of attendance management has begun.

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Government launches pensions review to boost investment and outcomes

Employee Benefits

Rachel Reeves, chancellor of the exchequer, has announced a pensions review as part of the government’s aim to boost growth and productive investment into the UK economy. The chancellor’s plans include looking at how broader investment strategies could potentially deliver higher pensions returns and how to unlock investment from defined contribution (DC) schemes, which could deliver £8 billion with further consolidation.

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Urban Infill Architects secures planning win for latest office scheme

Workplace Insight

Urban Infill Architects has secured planning consent for a 58,000 sq ft (GEA) redevelopment of New Devonshire House in Bromley, within the borough’s Business Improvement District. The redevelopment of New Devonshire House will provide a 10-storey office building designed to the latest BCO Grade A standards. The specifications include 78 cycle spaces, EV charging facilities and a communal sky deck level with break-out spaces, bar and sky garden.

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Truckers: 5 life hacks you need to know

WEX Inc.

Trucking isn’t just a job for truck drivers, it’s a lifestyle. A truck is your office, bedroom, and recreational space, and the distinction between work and life can sometimes feel like it blends. When you drive a truck, efficiency, safety, and well-being are the cornerstones to success. With a goal of smooth highway navigation, seasoned truckers use invaluable life hacks for a safer, more comfortable, and more rewarding journey.

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4 tips for staying productive this summer

Employee Benefit News

Want to know the secret to being productive during the summer? It's a lot simpler than you might think.

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The Employers Guide to Controlling Cancer

About 40% of us will be diagnosed with cancer in our lifetime, and patients are getting younger. At the same time, the cost of treatment continues to rise, with employers spending 8.5% more on cancer care for each employee than they did last year. The best thing employers can do for their employees and business tomorrow is to invest in cancer detection and care today.

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Exclusive: 81% of employers measure employees’ benefits appreciation

Employee Benefits

Four-fifths (81%) of employers said they measure employees’ appreciation of the benefits that they receive, according to new research conducted by Group Risk Development (Grid). The industry body for the group risk sector surveyed 500 HR decision-makers at UK businesses and among 1,210 employees for its latest report. It found that 66% of respondents believe that their staff very much appreciate the benefits they are offered, which is more than triple (21%) the level that employees themselves sa

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How To Handle Political Conversations In The Workplace

Wellable

Politics can easily spill into the workplace and cause conflict. Employees, managers, and HR must navigate these dynamics effectively to maintain productivity and cohesion. The post How To Handle Political Conversations In The Workplace appeared first on Wellable.

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How to Create a Talent Development Strategy

15Five

Talent keeps your organization going. Name a goal, and you’ll find talent is essential for getting there. Many leaders assume that building their talent pool begins with hiring and ends with retaining the talent they have, but that approach ignores something crucial: talent development. With a talent development strategy in place, you can promote internally to fill more senior roles as they open up, empower team members to take on more complex tasks, and only dip into your hiring budget when it’

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What Is Career Coaching? What They Do and How One Can Benefit You

BetterUp

A career coach is a professional who provides guidance and support to individuals on issues related to their careers. They aim to help clients define their career goals, plan career moves, and overcome obstacles in their professional lives.

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Game Plan Total Rewards Consulting: We Solve [period].

Game Plan Total Rewards provides strategic consulting and project management services for Total Rewards, HR Operations, and Mental Health programs. From 50 to 50,000+ employees, all industries, we are experienced in working with all sizes and types of organizations and can support globally given our experience in over 30 countries.

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Brown Shipley appoints Cara Walters as head of HR

Employee Benefits

Brown Shipley, a Quintet private bank, has appointed Cara Walters as head of HR , with immediate effect. Based in London, Walters serves as a member of the Brown Shipley Executive Committee and reports to chief executive officer Calum Brewster. She is also a member of Quintet’s Group HR leadership team, reporting to Siegfried Marissens, group head of HR.

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Flimp Launches New Brand, Website and Benefits Comms Solutions

Flimp Communications

Flimp Launches New Brand Design and Website Offering Employers Turnkey Campaign Solutions for Benefits Comms and Decision Support Introduces Flimp Campaigns, Flimp Canvas, Flimp Connect, and Flimp Decisions Boston | July 22, 2024 Flimp , a premier provider of employee benefits communications, educational content, texting, and decision-support tools, today released a new and simplified website, brand identity, and solutions architecture for its integrated, tech-enabled products and services.

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New Jersey's S2422: Blazing a Trail for Worker Heat Protection Amid Federal Uncertainty

Workers' Compensation

New Jersey Senate Bill S2422 provides for an occupational heat standard and aims to protect workers. The state-level proposal is critical in light of the recent US Supreme Court decision on Federal regulations. Key points of Senate Bill S2422: Establishes a heat stress standard to be implemented by the Commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development by June 1, 2025.

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Illinois Court Reverses Denial of Benefits in Snow Shoveling Death Case

The Workcomp Writer

Heart attack claims are fraught with difficulties in determining medical causation. Wass the heart attack caused by some work-related factor or, alternatively, was it the result of other non-employment factors, such as cigarette smoking, unhealthy diet, or hypertension? In such cases, boards and decisions are called upon to make difficult factual decisions.

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New Report from 3,500+ Employers Confirms Retention is a Top HR Priority in 2024

The first report from Gallagher’s 2024 US Workforce Trends Report Series, includes data from 3,500+ employers who participated in the 2024 US Benefits Strategy & Benchmarking Survey. The report provides benchmarks for benefits, HR and people strategies to help organizations thrive. Organizations continue to rank retention as the top priority for HR, and second highest for operations.

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Government says launch of Skills England will transform the economy

Workplace Insight

Prime Minister Keir Starmer and Education Secretary Bridget Phillipson have unveiled Skills England, an initiative designed to unify the fragmented skills landscape and foster a cohesive national ambition to enhance the nation’s skills. Richard Pennycook CBE, former chief executive of the Co-operative Group and lead non-executive director at the Department for Education (DfE), has been appointed as the interim Chair of the new body.

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Tinkering With Teamwork Within the Workplace

HR Digest

We’re certain you’re no stranger to the benefits of good teamwork in the workplace. Kids and adults are constantly reminded that “teamwork makes the dream work,” and the philosophy is evident in everything that we do. From working on school projects to helping organize a family event, we have all had some experience with working as a team. This teamwork becomes all the more important when you enter the professional sphere.

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Podcast: Brewers Decorator Centres makes employee wellbeing a high priority

Employee Benefits

Employee Benefits · Employee Benefits/Brewers podcast Listen: Brewers Decorator Centres ensures its benefits proposition is designed to support all employees in all areas of their lives. In this episode of the Employee Benefits podcast, Jane Clifford, people director, shares her views on how benefits should both help to make people’s everyday lives a little easier, while also providing support for extraordinary events, such as having a baby or dealing with a serious illness.

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Cyber Insurance: Do You Have It? Do You Need It?

International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans

The frequency and costs of data breaches continue to rise globally, with the average price tag of a data compromise reaching US$4.45 million in 2023, according to a recent report from IBM Security. Cyber insurance can help protect your organization from bad […] The post Cyber Insurance: Do You Have It? Do You Need It? appeared first on Word on Benefits.

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How to Design a People-First Benefits Package for Your Unique Team

Benefits are central to any HR strategy. A strong benefits package attracts top talent, boosts engagement, and retains top performers.

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Office attendance levels continue to rise across Europe

Workplace Insight

Efforts to bring employees back to the office over the past year have generated high degrees of success, according to the 2024 European Office Occupier Survey from CBRE. According to the research, the proportion of companies reporting average building utilisation of 41-80 percent has risen to 61 percent, up from 48 percent in 2023. Conversely, the proportion of companies reporting lower utilisation has fallen, with only a third of companies reporting utilisation of 40 percent or below, compared

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Dialing into the Real Question—Do You Have Cell Phone Policies at Work?

HR Digest

The matter of establishing cell phone policies at work can be quite controversial, considering most of us are never more than an arm’s length away from our smartphone devices. Many appreciate the comfort of having their cell phones near them just because that’s how they function outside of the workplace, while for others, their cell phones are an essential part of how they do their job.

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The benefits offered by Brewers Decorator Centres

Employee Benefits

The benefits on offer at Brewers include: Pension A group personal pension (GPP) plan for all employees, with a 4% employee and 5% employer contribution. If employees want to contribute 5% then Brewers will contribute 6%. Healthcare and wellbeing Private medical insurance (PMI) scheme for senior employees, employer paid. Virtual GP. Health cash plan, employer paid.

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Business E-Mail Compromise Scams the Most Common Type of Cyber Attack

InterWest Insurance Services

Business e-mail compromise scams are now the most common type of cyber attack businesses face, and all types of these attacks are showing no signs of letting up, according to a new report. Nearly three out of every four businesses were targets of these types of attacks and 29% of those firms became victims of successful attacks, which involve criminals impersonating company insiders or vendors to convince key personnel to transfer funds to them, according to the report by Arctic Wolf, a cyber-se

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Create a Culture of Belonging

Ready to boost employee happiness, improve inclusion, and make a positive impact on morale? From fostering cooperation and collaboration to promoting inclusivity and community impact, our checklist covers it all! Create the kind of workplace where employees feel valued, motivated, and invested in your success.