The month in numbers: July-August 2016

July-Aug 16 in numbers

A look at some of the facts and figures relating to employee benefits in July and August 2016:

  • 65% of employee respondents say that access to back-up care has allowed them to work on a day they otherwise would not have been able to (Source: Bright Horizons)
  • 30% feel unsure about who to talk to or where to find help and support for mental health issues (Source: Westfield Health)
  • 37% of financial service organisation respondents have introduced or are planning to introduce flexible-working initiatives as part of their employee value proposition (Source: Mercer)
  • 12% of employer respondents have invested in technology in response to the introduction of the national living wage (Source: The Resolution Foundation)
  • 61% of respondents do not have any form of income protection (Source: Canada Life Group Insurance)
  • 50% of respondents who voted to remain in the EU are more concerned about their pension and retirement following the outcome of the EU referendum vote (Source: Wealth Wizards)