The month in numbers: November 2016


A look at some of the facts and figures relating to employee benefits in November 2016:

  • 58% of employee respondents do not know how much their employer contributes to their workplace pension (Source: Just Retirement)
  • 51% of UK employee respondents cite flexible working as one of their top three most attractive workplace benefits (Source: Fidelity International)
  • 38% of employee respondents would feel valued by their organisation if they received their chosen Christmas perk (Source: Sodexo Benefits and Rewards Services)
  • 52% of employer respondents believe the lifetime individual savings account (Lisa) is likely to discourage younger employees from saving into a workplace pension (Source: Association of Consulting Actuaries)
  • 33% of UK employer respondents believe the availability of childcare is a key issue in recruiting and retaining staff (Source: British Chambers of Commerce/Middlesex University)
  • 36% of employer respondents are using pensions auto-re-enrolment as an opportunity to introduce wider communications around pensions and pension savings (Source: Employee Benefits/Close Brothers)