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Financial Wellness Forecast 2019 – Share Your Views

Let’s Go Financial Wellness Forecast 2019 Research With the leading Financial Wellness programmes now entering their 6th year, our latest 2018-2019 research examines how engagement varies across different employee groups and what the latest adopters can learn from the early trailblazers. We think you’ll have an opinion and appreciate your participation if you can spare

Ireland 2019 Budget – What to Expect

Budget season is upon us, and here at Nudge, we’ve been keeping our eyes peeled and ears to the ground for all the changes that could be revealed this autumn. Kicking things off first is Ireland, where Budget 2019 is due to be unveiled on 9 October by minister of finance Paschal Donohoe. So, what

20 Min Webinar: Flexible Benefits & Financial Education – Natural Bedfellows

The What – Flexible Benefits & Financial Education Since it first appeared in the mid-1990s, Flexible Benefits has become the mainstream method for delivering employee benefit programmes amongst UK employers. Whilst this might have provided choice and flexibility to employees, it assumes they have all the requisite knowledge to make informed decisions around their benefit selections. The

How Will the New Auto-Enrolment Pension Scheme in Ireland Work?

What’s happened? The Irish government has released its proposals and is consulting over how the new auto-enrolment pension scheme could operate. Under the new proposals for auto-enrolment in Ireland, employees, employers and the State will each make a contribution. Why? Currently, in Ireland, just 47% of all employees, and 35% of private sector employees have

Nudge Comments in The Times on Changing Patterns of Consumer Spending in Ireland

Nudge appeared in The Times this week with Tim Perkins sharing his insight on how demographic changes are impacting patterns of consumer spending in Ireland.  Read More on Consumer Spending in Ireland in The Times   

Samsung Extends Financial Wellness Support to Irish Employees

Samsung, the global technology leader, has extended Financial Wellness support to its employees based in Ireland, in conjunction with Nudge. Samsung who first launched Financial Wellness support to their 1,400 employees based in the UK in February 2016, decided to extend this support to their growing Dublin office in August 2018. Danielle Starbuck, Head of

Equifax Launches New Financial Wellness Strategy for its UK Employees

Equifax, one of the world’s largest credit reporting agencies, has launched a new financial wellness programme for their UK employees, in conjunction with Nudge. The company who employ 800 people across 3 UK offices in Leeds, London and Nottingham launched the new programme as part of a focused wellbeing agenda named “AtYourBest”. John Garside, HR

City & Guilds Group Launches Financial Education Programme for its People

New City and Guilds Group Financial Education Programme Global leader in skills development City & Guilds Group, in conjunction with Nudge, has launched a new financial education programme for its 900+ UK-based employees. Ricardo D’Ash, Group Reward Manager at City & Guilds Group comments: “As a business our purpose is about developing skills. By adding financial

Capgemini UK Launches Financial Wellness Programme for its People

Capgemini UK, a leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation, has launched a new financial wellness programme for their people, in conjunction with Nudge. The company which employs almost 9,000 people across a number of locations in the UK, already had an award-winning approach to mental and physical wellness but has added a financial

Financial Education for Children – What Does Good Look Like?

As exam season reaches its peak, we’re delighted to share a guest blog from our good friends at The Money Charity. Steph Hayter, who heads up their Young People programmes examines the current state of play of Financial Education for children and asks what skills and knowledge they should gain prior to entering further education