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Rethink HR

Welcome to the Q4 edition of HR Clicks, our quarterly newsletter for EMEA HR professionals. In this edition, we look at how to deal with disengaged 'workplace prisoners', share the results of our UK DC member research and look at an alternative approach for Dutch pension schemes.

Actively disengaged and staying: dealing with prisoners in the workplace
What can you do about disengaged employees who have no intention of leaving your organisation? These 'Workplace Prisoners' make up only 8% of the global workforce, but the performance potential that they are wasting is astronomical. This new whitepaper explores how to re-engage these employees.

Help your DC members achieve their goals
Our annual UK DC pension research surveyed over 2,000 DC members to understand their views about retirement income, planning for their retirement and pension concerns. You can now read the full survey findings.

Pension System 2.0: an alternative proposal for pensions in the Netherlands
The Netherlands' collective pension system remains one of the best in the world. Recent changes have led to discussions on the issue of solidarity within pension schemes, with the recent SER research producing two possible options for the future. Here we present an alternative: Pension System 2.0. Read the report in Dutch or a summary in English.

Today's 10 biggest pensions administration challenges and how to tackle them
The ever-changing pensions landscape creates challenges for scheme administration. Here we look at the ten biggest challenges and ways schemes can address them.

Governing global DC pensions
Amol Mhatre and Anna-Louise Cattini examine why the global governance of DC schemes will become increasingly important, in this article first published in European Pensions.

The search for quality: GPPP or master trust?
When making the decision, what should employers look for in terms of communication, governance and value for money? We explore the similarities and differences between the two products.

Take part in our 2017 Global Pension Risk Survey
The UK questions for our 2017 Global Pension Risk Survey are now open. We would welcome your views on the risks your scheme faces and the ways you are tackling them. One respondent will win a luxury steam train trip on the Brighton Belle!

EMEA Rethink Conference: key points and follow up webinars
Our inaugural EMEA pensions conference was very well received, with delegates describing it as 'fantastic' and 'invaluable'. You can read summaries of best practice strategies for managing pensions past, present and future online. If you missed the conference, you can register for one of our follow-up webinars.

Auto-enrolment introduced in Turkey
As of 1 January 2017, every wage-earner Turkish citizen under 45 years of age will be automatically enrolled in a pension plan arranged by employers, following a new law announced in August 2016. If you would like a copy of our presentation summarising the changes, please email us.

Are you preparing to deploy Workday?
We've complied 10 questions you should ask yourself to ensure you are ready for the journey ahead.

Another successful Workday Rising!
We were delighted to see so many of our customers at Workday Rising Europe in Barcelona in November. If you are interested in discovering more about Workday HCM and Financial Management please take a look at our website for detailed insight and thought leadership.

Have you been to one of our Engagement Think Tanks?
They are designed as way for engagement experts from multinational corporations to exchange ideas. The most recent event focused on the topic of Continuous Listening, Continuous Dialogue. The next takes place in Zurich on 9 March 2017.

The latest Aon Best Employers have been announced
In the last fifteen years, we have surveyed more than 5,000 companies and 2.2 million employees across 10 countries in Central and Eastern Europe. This autumn, another 50+ companies were recognised as the best at the Modern Employer Forum in Poland, HR Fest in Hungary and Aon Best Employers award ceremonies in Lithuania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, The Czech Republic, Russia and Romania.

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Dates for your diary

Pensions training dates
Sign up here to reserve your place on any of the courses on our UK 2017/18 pensions training calendar.

25 January, Manchester
Workplace Pensions & Benefits Conference
Sponsored by Aon, with members of the team presenting a DC case study.

31 Jan-1 Feb, Birmingham
HRD Summit
With a roundtable sponsored by Aon.

2017 UK Pension Conferences
Taking place in Birmingham, London, Manchester, Bristol, Edinburgh and Leeds.

Also on our website

Read the latest update from our Retirement and Investment blog.

Employee financial wellbeing: a global view
Listen again to our webinar.

Mastertrust or Group Personal Pension Plan?
Getting it right for you and your employees – event replay.

Reward trends webinar
Listen to a panel of Aon experts presenting the latest reward trends in Europe.