Nearly a fifth (18%) of workers in the UK are dissatisfied with their current employee benefits package, a poll has found.
The YouGov research, also found three in 10 (29%) employees said their employer does not understand what is important to them in a benefits package.
A third (29%) of workers said they are not committed to their current role, and 10% of these workers are actively seeking new positions.
The survey identifies five key areas for businesses to focus on: measuring benefits take-up, cost and return on investment; understanding the motivations and behaviour of the workforce; engaging with employees as you would customers or clients; building trust through an open, two-way dialogue; and communicating benefits regularly.
The report identified the HR department and line managers as vitally important in effectively communicating and engaging employees with their benefits package.
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