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Will trusts

  • There are two main types of Will trusts which includes:

    • Life interest trust (otherwise known as an immediate post death interest trust)
    • DWT (Discretionary Will Trust)
  • Why you should be providing your Employees with Long Service Awards

  • “Long Service Awards” provide special recognition of an employee’s length of service at a company. The award goes beyond just a raise in pay and provides your long-serving employees with both merit and value. The recognition employees receive should increase the longer they are with your company; for example, in their first year, they may just receive a letter of thanks and a small gift such as a Will, while after 25 years or more, this may become an approved sabbatical or larger gesture (The Balance Careers).

  • Why use Voluntary Staff Benefits?

  • In today’s society where a wealth of choice is at our fingertips, it’s become ever more important to provide your employees with a variety of choice in their benefits, whilst balancing what you can viably provide them. This is where Voluntary Benefits can allow you to do just this.

  • Why Offer Flexible Benefits to Employees?

  • With an increasingly diverse workforce, it is has become vital for employers to have a diverse range of benefits representative of this; to meet employee needs. It is proven that a strong benefits range can assist in both recruitment and retention of employees, giving you greater choice of key employees, as a flexible benefits package is attractive.

  • Why is it Important to Ensure your Employees Have a Valid Will?

  • A valid Will is essential for any employee to ensure that they have a say in what happens to their money, property and possessions should the unexpected occur. Without a valid Will, the law that decides who gets your employee’s assets. By providing information to your employees on how they can protect their loved ones with a Will, you can give them the reassurance and protection they need (GOV.UK).

  • What is a Life Interest Trust and Why Should you Offer it to Employees?

  • Offering a range of benefits to your employees, in a time when there is a wealth of choice at our fingertips, is a great way for you to get ahead of your competitors whilst retaining your key talent. Wills and Trusts are an excellent way of providing an extended benefit offering to your employees.

  • What happens to an employee who doesn’t have a Will?

  • If you do not have a Will in place, the law decides this for you and your estate is distributed in accordance with the Laws of Intestacy. This means that your partner may get nothing at all if you are not married. By having a Will you can stipulate exactly how your Estate (all your possessions, assets) is to be distributed and in what proportions.

  • Lasting Powers of Attorney

  • Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) were created under the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and they came into effect on the 1st October 2007 replacing Enduring Powers of Attorney.

  • How to Increase Employee Engagement through a Winning HR Strategy

  • Employee engagement is the productivity of those who work in your company. It depends on employees getting to work on time, focusing on their work, and meeting company targets. 

  • How to Attract and Retain Key Employees at Your Company

  • Attracting and Retaining The Best Employees

    In the digital era, attracting and retaining key employees is more important than ever. It’s well known that recruiting new talent is costly. Therefore, ensuring you attract top employees, and keep them at your company is vital. This is made especially difficult in our millennial era, where any future employee has the internet at their fingertips, giving them the ability to research your company; discovering what makes you great, but also your competition. Focusing on having a clear company message, career growth opportunities, and key benefits is essential.

  • 10 Corporate Benefits you can Offer your Employees that Cost Nothing

  • In today's society, attracting and retaining key employees is essential for your business. Offering a good range of benefits is key to setting your business apart from the rest. Cost free benefits are something to easily add to your benefits package ensuring your company stands out from the competition. Younger generations are used to having purchasing power, and in a millennial age of consumerism offering flexible benefits gives them this.

    Use the following benefits to construct a low cost or cost free package for your organisation.