The month in numbers: September 2016


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

  • £44.3bn is the combined value of bonus payments made in Great Britain in the financial year ending March 2016 (Source: Office for National Statistics)
  • 34% of UK employee respondents feel there is too much choice when it comes to saving for retirement (Source: Willis Towers Watson/Nottingham University Business School)
  • 7% of UK hospitality employee respondents would feel comfortable talking to their employer about their mental health (Source: Pizza Hut/Mental Health UK)
  • 68% of UK employee respondents feel guilty for taking sick days (Source: CV Library)
  • 49% of employer respondents are concerned about how Brexit will impact employee engagement and communication (Source: Willis Towers Watson)
  • 62% of UK finance professional respondents feel that unjustified bonuses cause resentment among colleagues (Source: Chartered Institute of Management Accountants)