June has been a busy month in the world of HR and employee benefits, in case you missed any important news stories here is a round up from all the best publications. 

Over half of HR professionals eat lunch at their desks

The HR Director- 23rd June 2017

According to a recent report conducted by the Robert Walters Career Lifestyle Survey 53% of those working in the HR industry do not leave their desks when taking their lunch break. Long working hours and competitive company cultures have been cited as some of the main reasons for the restricted lunch breaks.

We love our lunch breaks in our rural location at Fleet Evolution - do you manage to squeeze in a regular break? Tweet us @FleetEvolution and have your say! 

Cash plans are evolving to meet the needs of employers and employees

Professional Pensions- 27th June 2017

Cash plan schemes that help low wage employees recover the costs of essential, everyday healthcare costs are seen as a valuable alternative to other medical employee benefit schemes like private medical insurance (PMI).

In recent years, the demand for cash plans has grown and as a result the plans have become more diverse, offering additional services such as cancer screening, mental health provisions and more.

Have you noticed improvements in cash plan services recently?

How to cultivate a winning mindset in your new joiners

HR Zone- 12th June 2017

Having the right team is essential to delivering your business goals and recruiting people with the right skillset and experience is only part of the hiring process. This article from HR Zone shares tips from business who have cultivated a ‘pre-boarding’ process to equip new joiners with a winning mindset making them into true team players.

Providing the right employee benefits helps businesses attract and retain the best team members. Does your business provide employee benefit schemes - tell us which schemes are the most popular or which you’ve personally found the best value for money. You can get in touch by tweeting us @FleetEvolution

54% of employers offer a car allowance

Employee Benefits- 27th June

Research from Employee Benefits has found that more than half of employers (54%) offer a car allowance as a core benefit to their staff and 29% offer a company car through outright purchase, contract hire or leasing.

Company car schemes and salary sacrifice car schemes are one of the most popular workplace savings and benefit schemes, proving great value for money year after year.

Employers urged to register for UK Road Safety Week

Fleet News- 28th June

Road Safety Week is held in the UK from 20-26th November 2017. Employers are being urged to register to help raise awareness and promote safe travel – especially for those with staff who drive for work. The key message for this year’s campaign by charity Brake is ‘Speed Down, Save Lives’

Will you be showing your support for UK Road Safety Week this year? Organisations can register for a free action pack by visiting http://www.roadsafetyweek.org.uk/

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