Employee Benefits Communication

Employee Benefits Communication

Half Day course for anyone involved in reward and benefits, HR professionals/managers, pay and reward specialists.

Dates 13 Sep 2018 - This event is in the past.
Opening times 01:30pm - 4:30pm
Venue Eagle Labs, 7-8 Clifton Court, Cherry Hinton Road, CB1 7BN
Organiser name Sarah L Gleadell
01223 760108
Availability 12 places available.

Event details:

Employee Benefits Communication


Employee benefits offer a way to motivate employees and contribute towards improving employee well-being and enhancing engagement. However, there are a number of factors to consider when introducing a benefit or benefits package to ensure that's valued by employees, while also supporting HR practices and aligning it with wider business goals.


The world of work has shifted from a culture of flat paternalistic benefits to today's more personalised and individual approach to employee benefits and reward. As the generations in each workplace widen it is important to make sure that your benefit structures remain relevant.

This training session will explore the variety of benefits employers can offer, and what to consider when implementing or reviewing employee benefits as part of your reward strategy.


Who this course is for: Anyone involved in reward and benefits, HR professionals/managers, pay and reward specialists.



  • Appreciate how benefit plans are designed and reviewed
  • Understand how benefit plans are financed and taxed
  • Understand the different types of pension schemes
  • Ensuring you make benefit communications effective
  • Gain confidence in in budgeting for benefits
  • Influence benefit strategy


Pre course work

Participants will be required to attend: Benefit Design and Content

  • Understand the design and basics of core benefit plans, including risk benefits (medical, life, income protection)
  • How these benefits may help and be part of your health and wellbeing program.
  • Voluntary benefit plans and how these can add value
  • Salary sacrifice schemes, changes in legislation and Optimal Remuneration Arrangements (OpRA)
  • Pensions, key points, contribution structures, investments and retirement options


Post course actions

At the end of the day participants will be provided with copy learning materials /slides and be asked to make a note for themselves of their top five key learning points and top two actions/changes needed to improve their own employee the benefits package from the business and employees viewpoint.

Course Content - : Benefit Communication

  • Effective communication of benefits
  • Consider how benefits communication can be enhanced by the use of total reward statements and interactive flexible benefits platforms
  • Financial education in the workplace
  • Gain insight into the use of employee data, including age, gender and similar demographic data to inform benefit communications practice

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