Should HR axe under-used staff benefits scheme?

July 2008
People Management;7/10/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 14, p40
This article presents expert advice on the case of a human resource director who would like to create a solution that will help his firm with its financial issues as well as support attraction and retention. An expert suggests flexible and voluntary benefits that allow individuals to choose benefits relevant to them, but equally enable the company to spend only on benefits required. Another mentions about the importance of unlocking the financial value of benefits.


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