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Knowledge & Expertise

Our thought leadership drives thinking and consulting opportunities. You can find our published reports and articles here.

The world of work is changing fast, yet the fundamental needs of employees still need to be met. Everyone wants security, a fulfilling job and to live life well. Employers know this, and so do we. Our thought leadership publications and discussions are designed to help unravel important issues relating to employees and the workplace.

This page is where you can find our past publications as well as links to our current area of focus.

Mental Health and Stress: Building Employee Resilience in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Up to 2.3 million people at any time are experiencing problems that affect the amount of paid work they can do, according to the Money and Mental Health Institute. This report sets out the causes of workplace stress, its impacts and the divergence in views between employees and employers on common challenges. It proposes practical solutions employers can implement, linking to benefits strategies and provision.

Watch UK Marketing Director Jo Elphick present Resilience in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

The Science of Choice: Employee Financial Wellbeing and the Power of Behavioural Science

Our 2018 report saw us join forces with behavioural science expert Prasad Ramani to bring the latest insights on boosting employees’ financial wellbeing. Often, the issues employees face are harder to spot than physical or mental health.  However, understanding how we think is a must-do before putting strategies in place. The report features actionable tips your clients can use right now to help their employees.

For more information, visit: metlife.co.uk/worksmart

Employee Benefit Trends Study 2017

What are employees really thinking? And how can businesses meet their needs to unlock their productivity potential? This, and much more, is covered in our study, including the benefit trends that help employers plan for the future needs of employees.