NEWS FROM THE WEB
- Time to stand up and get counting. Phillips, Lucy // People Management;7/27/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 15, p12
The article provides information on the findings of a report from Oracle and the Chartered Management Institute on the failure of organisations to measure workforce contribution effectively. Although 86 percent of directors say they value their employees as key assets, only 68 percent measure...
- Employer Involvement in Defined Contribution Investment Education. Blau, Gary; Vanderhei, Jack L. // Benefits Quarterly;2000 Fourth Quarter, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p80
Examines the human resource rationale for employer involvement in employee defined contribution planning. Definition of human resource management; Environmental forces affecting retirement plans; Conclusion.
- The old good use, bad use benefits story. Albertson, David // Employee Benefit News;Sep2001, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p9
Deals with the advantages and disadvantages of employee benefits to companies. Hopes of chief financial officers and other top-level executives; Benefit issues that should be communicated to employees and upper management; Benefits that can maintain and promote a productive workforce.
- Workers Want, Need Help With 401(k)s, Survey Finds. Bates, Steve // HR Magazine;Jul2002, Vol. 47 Issue 7, p12
Reports on a survey conducted by global consulting firm Towers Perrin regarding the duty of U.S. employers in reminding workers about their defined contribution retirement plans. Results of the survey; Information on a strategy that can help employers minimize the liability of giving investment...
- WHICH BENEFITS ADMINISTRATION PLANS ARE OUTSOURCED? // Risk Management (00355593);Sep95, Vol. 42 Issue 9, p9
Reports that a Foster Higgins survey of 47 major corporations revealed that human resource managers are most likely to outsource their company's defined contribution retirement plans and health maintenance organizations.
- Bring pensions to book. Lovewell, Debbie // Employee Benefits;Nov2006, p31
The article focuses on the importance of providing financial education to the staff of employers in Great Britain. Providers of defined contributions pension schemes started to offer financial education to the staffs who use their pension products. Staff's financial education helps employers to...
- HR Update. Leonard, Bill // HR Magazine;Apr2000, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p27
Presents updates pertaining to human resources in the United States as of April 2000. Tax deferral accounts proposal by the Internal Revenue Service for commuters; Result of a study on the effect of forcing or faking a smile in dealing with rude customers on workers which appeared by the...
- Money Talks. Lee, Karen // Employee Benefit News;Sep2003, Vol. 17 Issue 11, p27
Focuses on the move of employers in the U.S. to ask help from human resource consultants to save on money in the midst of rising cost of employee health plan at a time of economic decline. Impact of economic decline on businesses; Move of employers to outsource and examine their defined...
- One in three employees gets advice. // Employee Benefits;June2004, p14
Reports on the increase in the number of employees receiving financial guidance from employers in Great Britain. Prevalence of employers offering defined contribution (DC) pension schemes; Percentage of employees who seek advice through a financial adviser; Need for financial advice in DC schemes.