Hitachi Europe: Using shared services to streamline benefit provision
Hitachi Europe (HEU), based in Maidenhead, is pioneering a shared-service approach to the provision of employee benefits among its 22 UK-based companies, driven by its compensation and benefits team. The project, which started three years ago, was initially focused on cost savings, but now forms a high-profile part of the company’s new drive towards a globalised approach to all aspects of human resource management.
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The project comprises a pooled approach to the purchase of risk benefits for employees - life assurance, income protection etc - private medical insurance and access to a flexible benefits platform. This case study, research and written by e-reward, examines:
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Title: "Hitachi Europe: Using shared services to streamline benefit provision", eresearch 86, May 2012, published by e-reward.co.uk Ltd.
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Using benefits to boost total reward: Bibby Financial Services and De Montfort University
In this report, written and researched by e-reward, we look at how two very different organisations – Bibby Financial Services and De Montfort University – have overhauled their benefits schemes.
Case study 1: Bibby Financial Services