With pensions continuing to be a significant focus for employers, we're pleased to be able to reveal some of the findings from our second DC Member survey. The main topic that this survey was designed to look at was "Helping your members achieve their goals". The survey was carried out in association with YouGov and was completed by over 2000 DC Members from a range of companies.
Now in it's seventh year, this survey looks at all of the main areas in Employee Benefits and aims to look for any trends in what companies are planning for this year and the issues they may be facing. This was completed by over 200 HR and Benefits professionals, the full, detailed report is now available.
In the first quarter of 2016. Aon carried out its Health Benefits Survey. The survey aims to identify health trends within EMEA, and highlight where practices differ across countries, regions and EMEA as a whole.
Improving health and preventing disease is a key issue for policymakers across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), whether this is at the Government level, driven by European Union initiatives or by non-Government bodies, such as the World Health Organisation, or a combination of all of these. While different countries within the region will face slightly different challenges, the burden of chronic disease is rising at a significant rate globally and this, combined with an ageing population, means healthcare expenditure and existing healthcare systems are unsustainable.
We have surveyed over 300 defined contribution (DC) pension scheme managers, trustees and sponsors at a crucial juncture for workplace savings. The past few years have seen an acceleration in the rate of change in DC pensions, with the start of auto-enrolment, the 2014 Budget changes (the Freedom and Choice agenda) and the regulation of costs via the charge cap.
Aon Hewitt is pleased to present the results of its 2016 survey of medical trend rates from around the world. The survey was conducted among Aon Hewitt offices that broker, administer, or otherwise advise on medical plans that are established and managed by employers in each of the 90 countries covered in this report.
Download the sixth annual Aon Employee Benefits and Trends Survey report for free to get a detailed insight into the current UK benefits landscape. This extensive study covers four key areas of benefits provision; health and risk benefits; online benefits – flexible benefits and total reward; communications; and defined contribution pensions, including pensions auto-enrolment. Key findings include over half of respondents expect their benefit spend to increase in the next 12 months and most respondents provide benefits in order to meet market norms. Driving productivity and engagement and retaining talent are other reasons cited for providing benefits programmes.
Aon's European study of Global Benefits practices had participation from over 180 multinationals and provided rich insight into how organisations are managing employee benefits around the world.
Although just under three quarters of UK employers communicate their employee benefits packages to staff - either in-house or via an external provider - many are disappointed with the impact. Our 2015 EMEA Communication Survey has tips for employers wanting to address this.
The fifth annual Benefits and Trends Survey builds on our previous years' studies to provide an overview of the key issues impacting the benefits world today. An essential read for all benefit professionals, the report covers a breadth of topics across the benefits spectrum, including flexible benefits, pensions and auto-enrolment, employee communications, health, risk and wellbeing solutions, and total reward. This is your opportunity to get an insight into how companies are dealing with the challenges of an industry currently faced with immense change, and how this is impacting benefit strategies.
The fourth Aon Hewitt Benefits and Trends Survey provides an authoritative picture of today's UK benefits landscape. Covering DC pensions, including auto-enrolment, flexible benefits, health and risk benefits and communications, the survey paints a picture of evolving benefits provision within an environment of changing legislation, and of employers struggling to convey the value of the benefits they provide.
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