Author: Rachel Meadows

Employee Benefits

5 Strategies to deploy in improving staff retention

One of the biggest challenges for employers and HR teams at present is how to retain staff. Whilst recruitment is also challenging, having effective strategies in place to improve retention can in themselves ea...

Investment, financial wellbeing and planning

5 things you can do to help improve your employees’ Financial Wellbeing

By now, most people have felt the pinch of rising prices in some way. Fuel, food, electricity, and gas have all seen soaring price hikes in recent months – and it all adds up. What’s worse is that the cost of f...

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Pension scheme engagement for employers

Since automatic enrolment was introduced in 2012, pension scheme participation has increased from 49% of employees in 2013 to 75% of employees in 2020. While this is a very positive development for employees of...

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A decade of RDR and auto enrolment – market & pricing changes over the last ten years and the impact on decisions made when setting up a pension

Ten years is a long time in most situations, but in the case of the last decade in the world pensions, it’s been game-changing – literally. Roll back the clock to 2010 or so, and as an employer, you had discret...

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Is it possible to close the gender pay and pension gap?

Several reports released this month suggest that despite our best efforts the gender pay gap does not seem to be closing. The Fawcett Society cite the pandemic for slowing down progress in this area. They have ...


High Earners strategy

Introduction Broadstone have been working with a tech company, based in London, for 2 years. In this time they had seen exponential growth from 150 to over 800 employees. With the origins of the business lying ...

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A guide to working from home

A guide to working from home (from people who work from home). As more and more businesses move to home working, human connections are more important than ever. Below are some things to consider that can help y...