Corinthian Insights Newsletter – March 2021

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Corinthian Insights Newsletter – March 2021

It’s certainly safe to say that the past year has had its challenges, but I am hopeful that the end of the tunnel is in sight and that the road map out of lockdown remains on course. I have pleasure in attaching our new Insights Newsletter, and  delighted to share some interesting articles provided by

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1st April 2021 — Read this story in full.

Are health cash plans still a useful benefit?

What are health cash plans? Health cash plans are schemes that allow you to pay a monthly fee and in return you are entitled to have your routine medical and dental expenses covered. For example, you might pay £10 a month and that could cover up to £100 of dental costs, £100 of physio appointments

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30th March 2021 — Read this story in full.

Do you keep track of your pensions?

According to the Association of British Insurers, around 1.6 million pension pots worth £19.4 billion are unclaimed due to savers failing to contact their pension provider when they move house. Only 1 in 25 people contact their pension provider when they move house which causes many people to lose significant amounts of money which they

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9th March 2021 — Read this story in full.

The future of flexible working post lockdown

Employers claims that certain roles can only be fulfilled from the office may themselves be made redundant with almost half (45%) of British office workers believing that the pandemic will result in a ‘permanent change’ to their employers approach to flexible working. O2s ‘The Flexible Future of Work’ report, conducted by the telecoms giant in

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4th March 2021 — Read this story in full.

Furlough Update

The Chancellor confirmed in his budget earlier today that the furlough scheme will now run until September 2021. The furlough scheme is also called ‘The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme’. Employees on furlough will continue to get 80% of their salary for hours not worked, up to £2,500 per month. From July 2021, employers will be

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3rd March 2021 — Read this story in full.

What do you know about the Dormant Asset Scheme?

The Government recently announced plans to expand its dormant asset scheme to include assets from the insurance and pensions, investment and wealth management, and securities sectors. This money will be used to aid the Covid-19 recovery. A dormant asset is defined as a financial product, for example a bank account, which has been left untouched

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25th February 2021 — Read this story in full.

The Corinthian Dictionary of Pension Jargon

Significantly boosting employees’ communication about pensions could be as simple as changing the language used to describe them.  A survey, by Invesco, Nest Insight and maslansky + partners, found some common misconceptions about pension savings, and identified the barriers when it comes to engaging with workplace finances. Its five key findings were that: 40% of the survey

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12th January 2021 — Read this story in full.

Chancellor announces some additional support for businesses

I hope that you, your families and colleagues remain safe and well, and that you were able to enjoy the festive break.  Despite the current lockdown, here at Corinthian we remain optimistic that 2021 will bring brighter times than 2020, and to once again let you know that we are all working remotely and we

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6th January 2021 — Read this story in full.

Q3 Investment Round Up

We hope that you, your family and your colleagues are well. Please find attached our Q3 2020 Investment Round Up Newsletter. Growth across the UK economy had faded after a record recovery over the summer, raising fears of a renewed contraction in the last three months of the year. Data released showed that UK GDP

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23rd November 2020 — Read this story in full.

How has COVID-19 affected your office space and has it provided you with a new option for an employee benefit?

Since January we have seen many changes towards the employee benefits arena, ranging from the increased offering of insurers to employer driven activities. This has been accelerated by the pandemic, which forced many employees to work from their own homes. But what will be the lasting effect that this will have on businesses? Employees have

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26th August 2020 — Read this story in full.

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