There has been much speculation since the onset of the pandemic about the possibility of giving employed retirement fund members, hard hit by salary cuts, freezes and retrenchments due to Covid-19 and lockdown, access to a portion of their retirement savings.
Women’s Month Single working mothers need to protect their ability to earn an income
The latest Stats SA General Household report revealed 41,8% of the households in South Africa were headed by women. Approximately 7.2 million South African women are either the sole or the main income earners in their families.
Are employees and employers on the same page around new work models?
Recent research by Momentum Corporate shows how navigating the pandemic unified leadership teams, while employees have generally found their leaders to be caring and empathetic as they lead their organisations through the challenges of Covid-19.
As Covid-19 continues to reshape our world, business leaders are asking themselves how they can protect their organisations against future crises and remain sustainably successful amid unrelenting change and uncertainty in a post-pandemic world.
The changing face of funeral benefits for employees
Covid-19 has created waves of change and new challenges, even in the funeral space. This is why it is important to regularly review the funeral benefits your clients offer their employees, to make sure…
Ronelle Kind, General Manager Employee Financial Wellbeing from Momentum Corporate explains why it’s in the best interests of businesses to empower their employees to get on top of their personal finances.
A holistic approach to employee benefits is good for you and your clients
Has your doctor ever spoken to you about the benefits of a holistic approach to health – a view that looks at the whole person and all the different aspects of good health? Interestingly, the same thinking…
Get up close and personal with your group insurance benefits
Have you ever underestimated someone simply because you didn’t really know them? This is also true when it comes to financial benefits, particularly those we access through our employer, like group insurance.
Do your employees feel appreciated and protected in these uncertain times?
In a bid to win the war for talent, retain valuable skills and protect their employees from the financial impact of certain life events, many companies provide group insurance benefits for their employees.
How new provident fund rules help you secure your post-retirement income
As part of its retirement reform initiatives and in a push to help provident fund members secure an income during retirement, Government will now be treating provident funds more like pension and retirement annuity funds.
Budgets are tighter than ever in the current economic climate. Group insurance benefits are a cost-effective way to provide insurance that meets employees’ needs in the event of death, disability or critical illness.
When your clients protect their employees, they protect their business
Life is unpredictable. The impact of employees’ unexpected life events, such as death, disability and critical illness, can have serious financial consequences for their employers, particularly smaller businesses.
Help your clients’ employees to get their house in order
While we live in uncertain times, the well-known phrase that ‘nothing is certain but death and taxes’ still rings true. However many retirement fund members lack the financial know-how for getting their house in order…
Introducing a first for holistic financial planning
Many South African consumers have not yet embraced the idea of holistic financial planning. They tend to avoid paying for financial advice and end up with a suite of financial products that do not match their long term needs and goals.