Click to go to Six Degrees From Dave Home Page
online prescription solutions
online discount medstore
pills online
buy lorazepam without prescription
xanax for sale
buy xanax without prescription
buy ambien without prescription
ambien for sale
buy modafinil without prescription
buy phentermine without prescription
modafinil for sale
phentermine for sale
lorazepam for sale
buy lexotan without prescription
bromazepam for sale
xenical for sale
buy stilnox without prescription
valium for sale
buy prosom without prescription
buy mefenorex without prescription
buy sildenafil citrate without prescription
buy adipex-p without prescription
librium for sale
buy restoril without prescription
buy halazepam without prescription
cephalexin for sale
buy zoloft without prescription
buy renova without prescription
renova for sale
terbinafine for sale
dalmane for sale
buy lormetazepam without prescription
nobrium for sale
buy klonopin without prescription
priligy dapoxetine for sale
buy prednisone without prescription
buy aleram without prescription
buy flomax without prescription
imovane for sale
adipex-p for sale
buy niravam without prescription
seroquel for sale
carisoprodol for sale
buy deltasone without prescription
buy diazepam without prescription
zopiclone for sale
buy imitrex without prescription
testosterone anadoil for sale
buy provigil without prescription
sonata for sale
nimetazepam for sale
buy temazepam without prescription
buy xenical without prescription
buy famvir without prescription
buy seroquel without prescription
rivotril for sale
acyclovir for sale
loprazolam for sale
buy nimetazepam without prescription
buy prozac without prescription
mogadon for sale
viagra for sale
buy valium without prescription
lamisil for sale
camazepam for sale
zithromax for sale
buy clobazam without prescription
buy diflucan without prescription
modalert for sale
diflucan for sale
buy alertec without prescription
buy zyban without prescription
buy serax without prescription
buy medazepam without prescription
buy imovane without prescription
mefenorex for sale
lormetazepam for sale
prednisone for sale
ativan for sale
buy alprazolam without prescription
buy camazepam without prescription
buy nobrium without prescription
mazindol for sale
buy mazindol without prescription
buy mogadon without prescription
buy terbinafine without prescription
diazepam for sale
buy topamax without prescription
cialis for sale
buy tafil-xanor without prescription
buy librium without prescription
buy zithromax without prescription
retin-a for sale
buy lunesta without prescription
serax for sale
restoril for sale
stilnox for sale
lamotrigine for sale

Amex introduces a care service, “Work-Life” for its employees

Posted on September 8, 2012
Filed Under Employment Branding | Leave a Comment

American Express is to introduce a back-up care service, open its voluntary benefits website to home access and host a series of events to coincide with National Work-Life Week from 24 to 28 September.

The back-up care service, which will be provided by Bright Horizons, will be promoted with information stands at the credit card firm’s four largest sites. Webinars and paper-based communications will also be provided to all 6,100 UK employees.

American Express has a number of different networks set up throughout the UK, including an Hispanic employee network called Ahora, and the parents and carers network called Pacs, which will be running events throughout the week.

Jonathan Sparham, benefits manager, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) at American Express, said: “We have been working closely with the parents and careers network, which has about 400 employees, to start a rolling programme to get the message out to the smaller sites across the UK.”

“We are doing a lot of work internally to plant the work-life flag around the world,” said Sparham. “The idea is to bring together lots of benefits and programmes that support that work-life fit. It goes from maternity and paternity, to our discounts programme, to the networks, to our employee assistance programme (EAP) and childcare vouchers. The back-up care really fits in with that overall work-life mix.”

The firm is also opening home access for its voluntary benefits scheme, Smart Spending, which is provided by Asperity Employee Benefits. The scheme is already available in this way to the company’s 400 home-working staff.

Sparham added: “By moving to home access, employees will be able to use a home computer rather than just a work computer. It means that things like back-up care can be included, so staff can get the information at any time.”

Personally I can appreciate the AMEX brand, especially given their social media platforms, for example, someone tapped me in to entertainment, travel, lifestyle, dining, and offers at Amex Canada blog

In the last few days the company has played the employee engagement card. American Express is deploying a cross-functional strategy to engage employees with their benefits.

The most successful employee benefits strategies are often a melting pot of ideas and concepts taken from other business areas, industries and disciplines. Sports psychology, for example, has long been extolled as providing valuable business lessons for the workplace.

Breckon Jones, director of benefits, health and wellness, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) at American Express, explains: “A lot of the principles of sports psychology apply even more to the workplace. A common thread is around motivation: what motivates people, and what motivates people to make choices when it comes to benefits?

“What motivates people to do a good job, to work for a particular company, or to change their health behaviour? It’s the same for athletes, it’s the same for executives, it’s the same for anyone.”

This idea of cross-functionality and incorporating elements and ideas from one area into another resonates throughout American Express’ reward and benefits package. Its benefits team places a strong emphasis on working together to create a visible link between the benefits for which they are responsible. This enables the organisation to raise awareness of the benefits it provides and helps employees to see how different perks can be used in conjunction with each another to provide maximum advantage for employees.

Sarah Perkins,employee health and wellbeing manager at American Express, says: “The challenge is, while we have naturally engaged people, we are trying to be a bit more targeted and creative in how we target the disengaged people, so [we are] really trying to tap into different levels of motivation and interest. Any opportunity to talk about what we are doing, we will, whether it is related to benefits or other business elements.”

A series of financial education seminars American Express held in conjunction with the Money Advice Service between May and July, for example, included a section on the benefits available to employees. This covered its flexible benefits scheme, Flex Express, voluntary benefits plan, Smart Spending, and employee assistance programme (EAP), as well as an explanation of how employees can use these to make their money go further.

Hat tip to Employee benefits UK

Facebook Twitter Email