July 13, 2020

Hi, I am Honey, a 17-year-old Business Administrator Apprentice. I started my apprenticeship at Excellect in September 2019.

When I was at school, I always knew that I did not want to go to college and wanted an apprenticeship. I believed it would be more beneficial for me as I prefer learning on the job and find it easier to learn that way. When I finished my exams in the summer, I was unsure on what I was going to be doing in September. I had applied for a place at my local sixth form just incase I did not find an apprenticeship, but I was determined to find one.

I enjoyed Business Studies at...

February 18, 2020

Communicating your employee benefits package

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Employee benefits can only be used to their full advantage by your staff if they are aware of them, yet 78% of employers are overlooking the need to promote their benefits to potential employees.

With 72% of employees in the UK stating that they would work harder if they felt they were appreciated; employers are setting up employee benefits package's but then forgetting to tell everyone.

Staff that are not fully aware of benefits available to them are less likely to feel loyal to the company, be proud to tell others who they work for or be productive...

March 1, 2019

As we start to bid farewell to winter and welcome in the longer days, lighter evenings and the odd budding daffodil, we often start thinking about spring cleaning our homes.

But what if we told you it doesn’t have to stop there?

That now is a great time to start dusting off your employee benefits package.

See our top 5 reasons why we think you need to spring into action and give your employee benefits a seasonal scrub down.

1. Shine out against your competitors

Businesses are now having to work harder than ever to attract and retain their top talent. With that ever-increasing expectation from emplo...

October 31, 2018

Want to attract and retain your top ‘talent’?

Do you need happier, healthier staff?

An incentive to maximise your employees’ productivity?

Gone are the days of ‘one size fits all’ when considering your employee benefits package.

Businesses are now having to work harder to attract and retain their top talent, the tables have turned, and it is now an ‘employee market’. Employee ‘wellbeing’ and ‘engagement’ have become buzz words across the corporate and SME sectors – there is an increasing expectation that employers need to be doing much more than just offering a competitive salary.

Providing a benef...

June 12, 2017

The cycle to work initiative is a tax- efficient, salary sacrificed employee benefit that provides a way of encouraging more adults to take up cycling. It allows employers to loan bikes and safety equipment to employees as a tax-free benefit. Around 180,000 people a year participate in cycle to work schemes.

Cycle to work schemes offer employers and employees a whole range of benefits;

Benefits to employees;

  • Regular exercise resulting in a fitter, healthier more productive workforce.

  • Improved attendance-  cycling not only improves physical health, but has a positive effect on emotional h...

June 2, 2017

Workplace policies and culture can have a huge impact on work/life balance for employees and their families. As an employer, you need to know about flexible working. Almost all employees with at least 26 weeks' service have the right to ask for flexible working.

Workplace flexibility is more important to employees than employers might think. Market Insights 2017 report found from 1,752 employees; 13% view workplace culture as an important factor when considering a job role with 10% saying flexible working, 16% of these respondents stating the need for an increase in flexible working.

There are m...

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