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Cost-effective benefits and knowing your people

VIDEO: Jeff Bakes, head of total rewards at Ikea, delivered a session titled ‘Cost-effective benefits and knowing your people’ on 5 October at Employee Benefits Live 2022. Key points covered within the session included: Why knowing your people can really make a difference to what you do Which cost-effective benefits are making a difference today? […]

EXCLUSIVE: Brunel University details cost-effective benefits

Employee Benefits Insights 2021: Hazel Robinson, associate director, human resources, HR reward and wellbeing at Brunel University, London, discussed ‘How to make benefits rewarding and engaging without costing the earth’ at the virtual event yesterday (17 March). Robinson acknowledged that the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic had caused many people to become disengaged and insisted it was […]

EXCLUSIVE: Countrywide to discuss cost-effective benefits at Employee Benefits Live

EXCLUSIVE: Neil Goodwin (pictured), head of reward, HR at property services organisation Countrywide, will discuss how employers can implement a cost effective and flexible benefits approach at Employee Benefits Live 2017. The session, titled ‘Structuring a cost effective and fluid benefits strategy’, will form part of the benefits on a budget conference stream on Wednesday […]


The cost-of-living crisis doesn’t just impact employees. Businesses feel the strain, too – some more than others. A YouGov survey highlights the areas where Brits are cutting back on their spending to afford the rising food and energy bills. These cuts will impact some businesses more than others causing them, in turn, to tighten their […]

A guide to a cost-effective employee benefits set-up

After a difficult 2020 and with businesses everywhere looking to cut costs, employee benefits might be considered by some an expense rather than an investment. In actual fact, not only should employee benefits be seen as an investment, but they can also be incredibly cost-effective. While some employee benefits can actually be ‘cost-neutral’, for example […]


With 50% of employers planning to increase spend on financial wellbeing in place of offering wage increases and cost-of-living payments, it’s never been more important to make employee benefits sustainable. Salary sacrifice solutions can help to make employee benefits cost-neutral, freeing up the budget to utilise in other business areas. Read on to discover the […]

Employee Benefits Live 2023 speaker slides

Where speakers have given approval, we have uploaded the slides for the keynote and conference sessions at Employee Benefits Live 2023, which took place on 3 October 2023 at ExCeL London. Thank you very much to all of the speakers for sharing their ideas, experiences and insights. Keynote speakers KN1: Inclusive HR Bernadette Thompson OBE […]

Employee Benefits Live 2023 welcomes delegates to ExCeL London

Employee Benefits Live 2023 is welcoming delegates to its 25th annual event at ExCeL London on 3 October 2023. As the largest dedicated reward and benefits event in Europe, the conference and exhibition brings together more than 1,500 industry professionals looking to discover the latest HR, reward and benefits developments. The extensive editorial-driven conference programme […]

Exclusive: Central Co-op to discuss maximising benefits budgets at Employee Benefits Live 2023

Jennifer Roberts, senior reward and wellbeing manager at Central Co-op will present a workshop about making the most of benefits budgets and reward strategies at Employee Benefits Live 2023. Roberts has worked in the industry for more than 12 years and has experience in reward change projects, compensation, benefits, fleet and payroll. She is passionate […]


Employees are turning to their employer for support during the cost-of-living crisis, and your next potential rising star is comparing your employee benefits offering to your competition. A cost-effective and sustainable employee benefits offering is more important than ever – read on to discover how our employee discounts platform helps you achieve it. 61% of […]

48% of employers have invested in benefits due to economic climate change

Nearly half (48%) of employers have boosted investment in their benefits package over the last 12 months in response to economic climate changes, according to research by benefits provider Zest. Its findings also revealed that more than one-third (36%) of respondents now worry they cannot keep up with competitors’ raising salaries and will not be […]