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The more we know, the better we can help you obtain the best business outcomes from your employee benefits. So every day, you’ll find Aon analysts elbows-deep in data, refining our understanding of what works, how, and why.

In particular, we collate and interpret the results of employee benefits surveys and research findings gleaned from thousands of organisations around the world. It gives us a deep well of information to draw from – and we’d like to share it with you.

You’ll find our latest employee benefits reports, whitepapers, research results, and literature, covering everything from auto-enrolment to expatriate benefits, on this knowledge hub.

Our experts love to talk through their findings, and hear perspectives from leaders working in the sector. So if you have a view on one of our white papers or reports – or if you’d simply like some clarification – please do email us at [email protected] or call 0344 573 0033.


Prevention is better than cure
Prevention is better than cure: Are employers up for the challenge to change behaviours in the workplace? May 2019


Our whitepaper explores how mobile health (mHealth) can utilise data-driven intervention and technology to help to transform employee wellbeing. The paper explores four key areas:

  • Prevention measures
  • The role of the employer
  • Meeting employee needs
  • Using mHealth to engage and promote better wellbeing
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Client Survey Report: Life Assurance Cover
Client Survey Report: Life Assurance Cover April 2019


This survey looks at how Aon clients are mitigating the impact of pension protections, the Lifetime Allowance (LTA) and the OpRA tax changes on life assurance cover options. With data from over 1,000 clients, this report provides insight into how companies are responding to the yearly change in Lifetime Allowance and 2017 OpRA tax changes.

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Aon 2019 Benefits and Trends Survey
Aon 2019 Benefits and Trends Survey January 2019


Our Benefits and Trends Survey is now in its ninth year and we again draw on the responses of more than 200 participants across a broad range of sectors, representing employers with fewer than one hundred employees to those with many thousands. This year we have introduced a number of new questions in line with emerging trends such as changing workforce demographics, the differing needs and expectations of generations and changing policies for the various forms of parental leave and pay.

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The contemporary drivers of mental health
The contemporary drivers of mental health October 2018


Mental health is a significant issue for businesses. It can increase presenteeism and absence, negatively impact productivity, morale and engagement, and it costs UK employers up to £42 billion a year. There is a huge opportunity for employers and businesses to be part of the solution in understanding and addressing mental health concerns.

We look at some of the contemporary and taboo topics driving mental health issues for today’s workforce, and what employers can do.

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Managing Employee Stress: A Top Ten
Benefits in the Digital Age - 5 Secrets of Success July 2018


The world of work has been transformed over the last decade. The rise of technology, the internet and the super-computers that virtually all of us carry in our pockets have revolutionised our interactions with one another, the dynamic between employer and employee, and the way that we seize opportunities. We’ve identified the top five challenges businesses face, spanning industries, and have devised our five secrets to success in tackling those challenges head on in the digital age.

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The Times Workplace Pensions Report 2018
How to increase Benefits Engagement Guide April 2018


If you want to engage more effectively, you need to explore different ways to get your employees interested. In this guide, we’ll share ten tips for getting – and keeping – your employees connected with your benefits programme, so both your workforce and your company get the full value from your offering.


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Wellbeing for Multinationals Report
The Benefits Score paper February 2018


For as long as employers have offered benefits, there have been ways to see how their packages stack up against their peers. But these tools don’t really give an employer insight into how well its benefits offerings are performing. No two businesses have the same employees, objectives or strategy, and that means they’ll need – and want – different things from their benefits. In this paper, we’ll explore the changing benefits landscape in the UK and how The Benefits Score helps businesses answer the challenges these shifts in the industry create.


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