Rising cost is the biggest barrier UK businesses face when delivering employee benefits programmes, new research has revealed.
The 2017 Benefits Trends Survey from Willis Towers Watson found that 50% of HR decision-makers see rising benefits costs as a key challenge over the next three years, while 35% are concerned they will have insufficient budget to make benefits changes.
Despite this, 40% claim they do not know their current total benefits spend, which could provide cause for concern.
However, there does appear to be recognition of a need for change. The study found 67% of companies