The month in numbers: January 2016

January 2016 in numbers

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

  • 34% of staff could not name a single occasion where they felt motivated at work in 2015 (Source: Red Letter Days for Business)
  • 39% would like access to a 24/7 cancer nurse helpline (Source: Axa PPP Healthcare)
  • 27% do not find returning to work after the Christmas and New Year break stressful (Source: MetLife Employee Benefits) 
  • 67% feel more motivated at work in the summer months (Source: Peldon Rose)
  • 84% of employer respondents believe that eyecare can help to increase productivity at work (Source: Specsavers Corporate Eyecare) 
  • US$15 is the new minimum hourly wage rate for New York city government employees, set to come into full effect by the end of 2018