A guide to support your team with the increase in cost-of-living

uploaded on 14 September 2022

How HR teams can support employees through the Cost of living crisis

The actions every employer must take today

A crisis on the scale of the pandemicFrom the cost of energy to the weekly shop, the cost-of-living crisis is making every aspect of our lives more expensive. As a result, many households are faced with a challenging financial landscape which is set to last through to 2024.

To understand the impact of the cost-of-living crisis on employees and what this means for employers, we commissioned independent research. The cost-of-living crisis report details the key actions that HR leaders must take right now to support their employees as they deal with the financial stress.

Over 25% of employees expect their employer to provide financial wellbeing, flexible working and cost saving benefits.

Download our latest eBook to learn the key actions that HR teams can implement straight away to support employees this winter and into 2023.

This report covers:

  • Some of the key findings of the research
  • How to plan ahead and refresh your pay, employee benefits and reward strategy to better support employees
  • Employee communications strategy
  • Guide on how to sign post your cost-of-living support 
  • Financial wellbeing as a wellness issue


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