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Canada Life Group Insurance

39% of UK employees do not have any form of life insurance

Two in five UK employees (39%) do not have any form of life insurance 38% of these have not even given any thought to life protection Four in five without protection don’t have a will – adding to uncertainty for families Well over half of employees who do not have life insurance (59%) say being […]

St James's Place Wealth Management

Employers not fully engaged with auto-enrolment, says St. James’s Place

Anyone who employs a nanny or housekeeper are among those who risk being fined £500 a day if they have not enrolled that employee in a pension scheme before a deadline set by the Pensions Regulator, according to Steve Moy, at St. James’s Place: “Government advertising has been effective at letting employees know about the […]

Royal Mail

OFCOM TO REVIEW THE REGULATION OF ROYAL MAIL

  The regulation of Royal Mail is to be reviewed by OFCOM after the withdrawal of rival Whistl from the direct delivery letters market. The communications watchdog’s review “will assess Royal Mail’s efficiency; consider its performance in the parcels market; and assess the company’s potential ability to set wholesale prices in a way that might […]

Aviva

JOB CUTS AS AVIVA AIMS TO SAVE £225M

Following its acquisition of rival Friends Life, Aviva is closing offices in three British locations and cutting its presence in others. The insurer has embarked on a cost-cutting plan to deliver £225m in savings to its business by the end of 2017, since its £5-6bn takeover. “Over the next 18 months we will be closing offices […]

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Trends Global Human Capital Trends 2015

Deloitte’s The Human Capital Trends 2015 report highlights 10 trends that are reshaping the nature of work and the ways organizations approach talent management. Global organizations today must navigate a “new world of work”—one that requires a dramatic change in strategies for leadership, talent, and human resources. In this new world of work, the barriers […]

Asda

ASDA SUFFER ANOTHER SALES DROP

Asda has suffered a drop in sales for the third quarter in a row, reporting a 3.9pc fall in like-for-like sales for the 15 weeks to April 19 But Andy Clarke, chief executive, has said he remains committed to Asda’s five-year strategy, criticising the money-off vouchers offered by some of his rivals. He commented: “Although […]

JCB

JCB HEADS CLAIM UK WOULD BENEFIT FROM EXITING THE EU

Anthony Bamford, head of the family owned JCB, sasy Britain would be better off outside the EU. Asked if it would be better for the UK to quit an unreformed EU, he said: “I think it would be, because I really don’t think it would make a blind bit of difference to trade with Europe. […]

Tesco

TESCO SHAKE-UP CONTINUES

Tesco is to lose two more non-executive directors as part of its board overhaul following last year’s £263m accounting scandal. The head of Tesco’s audit committee, Ken Hanna who has sat on the board since 2009 will step down in June at the supermarket’s annual shareholder meeting. Stuart Chambers, former chief executive of the glass […]