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Category: Benefits intelligence


Strategy & Policy: How to create a reward and benefits strategy that is flexible enough to support employees of all ages

Benefits audit | Benefits intelligence | Flexible Benefits

In the consumer world, companies know how important it is to understand their customers’ diverse needs. By doing this, they can tailor products and services based on demographic, behaviour and habit to maximise value.

Posted by Sarah Lardner on
11 May 2023

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How to use non-monetary forms of reward as an alternative to bonuses

Pay & Reward | Benefits audit | Benefits intelligence | Employee engagement | Reward Strategy | Reward | Flexible Benefits

Inadequate total compensation can be a contributing factor to people leaving their jobs and sometimes there is no magic wand that non-monetary reward can wave. Having said that, it can significantly enhance any company’s offering, allow you to express your culture and demonstrate how you would like to treat your employees. Here are some key ways to work non-monetary reward into your overall package.

Posted by Spencer Hughes on
26 August 2022

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Benefits trends of 2020: where should your focus be?

Benefits audit | Benefits intelligence | Flexible Benefits | Employee Experience

Even the most carefullycurated employee deals have been well and truly put to task in 2020, and with the rapid and unpredictable spread of COVID-19 causing all of our lives to change dramatically, which benefits are now seeing a surge as a result of the restrictions and changes we have seen in 2020?

Posted by Mark Macoun on
12 August 2020

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Shaping your employee deal with benefits built for the future

Benefits audit | Benefits intelligence | Employee engagement | Culture | Flexible Benefits | Employee Experience

The impact of Covid-19 and a move to home working has created many opportunities for organisations to reshape their employee deal into one that embraces technology, facilitates increased levels of personalisation, has a ‘social purpose’, extends to the contingent workforce and is more holistic, covering financial, mental, physical and social elements of wellbeing. 

Posted by Justine Woolf on
21 July 2020

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Now that’s what I call blogs! 2019’s greatest hits

Executive Pay | HR Reward | Remcom | Reward Consultancy | Pay Fairness | Gender Pay Gap | Benefits intelligence | Employee engagement | Analytics | Pay trends | BAME reporting | Pay Structure | Pay benchmarking | Flexible Benefits

A blog roundup today - our most popular blogs from 2019. Well worth a re-read of your favourites, or a chance to catch up on any you've missed.

Posted by Ella Rees on
17 December 2019

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Is there an app for that? - Five ways technology is improving employee benefits delivery

HR Reward | Reward Consultancy | Benefits audit | Benefits intelligence | Engagement | Analytics | Communications | HR Technology | Flexible Benefits

Client Solutions Director Andrew Walker discusses five examples of how technology has influenced the design and delivery of EB programmes.

Posted by Andrew Walker on
10 December 2019

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2019’s top 5 workplace benefits 

HR Reward | Reward Consultancy | Benefits intelligence | Employee engagement | Annual Leave | Flexible working | Agile working | Culture | Productivity | Wellbeing | Flexible Benefits | Employee Experience

Senior Consultant Ben Rowley picks his top 5 benefits of 2019, which deliver the holy trinity of being valued by staff, boosting engagement, and providing a good return on investment.

Posted by Ben Rowley on
03 December 2019

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The pros and cons of increasing pay flexibility: is this the end for the weekly/monthly payroll?

HR Reward | Reward Consultancy | Motivation | Pay & Reward | Benefits intelligence | Employee engagement | Salary sacrifice | HR Technology | Low Pay | Financial Wellbeing | Employee Experience

Many companies are allowing a flexible approach towards payroll so employees can avoid the spiralling debt associated with payday loans. But is this a good idea in practice? Senior Consultant James Bigus takes a look at the pros and cons.

Posted by James Bigus on
19 November 2019

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How letting your employees choose their limits can help you reach new heights

Benefits intelligence | Annual Leave | Flexible working | Culture | Flexible Benefits

In an increasingly flexible and dynamic working world, employees’ expectations are changing and freedom as a concept seems to be becoming a familiar buzz word in the industry. It’s become even almost old fashioned for employers to take on the role of a strict parent where dictating things like set working hours or locations to their staff are the norm – but what about when it comes to something like annual leave? And what happens when companies do something very on trend, such as offering their employees an unlimited holiday allocation?

Posted by Ben Rowley on
27 August 2019

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If budgets are squeezed how do you get the most from your pay budget? Part 2 of 3

Benefits audit | Benefits intelligence | Flexible Benefits

Following on from the first part of this three-part series, which focused on creative bonus schemes, in part two we look at how flexible benefits can be used effectively to get more from a restricted pay budget.

Posted by Sarah Nash on
06 August 2019

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Five ways to explore what benefits your employees really want

Benefits audit | Benefits intelligence | Employee engagement | Engagement

In order to understand what benefits you should be offering your employees, it is no longer sufficient to provide a one-size fits all package and expect it to be valued. Your employees are modern consumers who expect both choice and real flexibility. So, the question becomes, how do you determine what is right for them?

Posted by Sarah Lardner on
18 June 2019

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Pay Trends 2019 survey – the results are in!

HR Reward | Gender Pay Gap | Pay & Reward | Benefits intelligence | Engagement | Pay trends | Events | Talent | National Living Wage | New Year | Brexit | Low Pay

Innecto surveyed approximately 150 HR and Reward professionals in Bristol, Birmingham and London about their most pressing challenges in 2019. Here are the results - do they stack up with what you're seeing at your organisation?

Posted by Deborah Rees-Frost on
05 February 2019

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