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Canadian employers are using bonuses to attract and retain employees in a difficult labour market, according to a new survey by Mercer. Half (50 per cent) of respondents said they’re providing sign-on bonuses for select new non-executive hires. And while 55 per cent aren’t offering retention bonuses, 35 per cent said they’re being provided for […]

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  • September 29, 2021 September 29, 2021
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The coronavirus pandemic is changing what perks millennial managers consider “must haves,” according to a new survey by MetLife Inc. It found millennial managers (ages 26 to 40) are significantly more likely to describe pet insurance (up 58 per cent), legal services (up 50 per cent) and financial planning tools (up 40 per cent) as “must […]

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  • September 24, 2021 September 24, 2021
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Back to basics on the provision for adverse deviation

Almost two-thirds (63 per cent) of Canadians cited retirement as a financial goal compared to last quarter (58 per cent), according to a quarterly survey by Ipsos for the Bank of Montreal. The survey, which polled more than 3,000 adults aged 18 and older, found 67 per cent of respondents said they’re continuing to set […]

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  • September 10, 2021 September 10, 2021
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Nearly two-thirds (61 per cent) of Canadian employees said they prefer a hybrid or remote working arrangement, according to a new survey by Accenture. It found 37 per cent of Canadian respondents said they feel they can be productive and healthy primarily while working remotely, while another 41 per cent said they can be productive […]

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  • July 21, 2021 July 21, 2021
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Canadian employees’ remote working experiences vary across different generations, according to a new survey by Angus Reid on behalf of ADP Inc. It found while 44 per cent of respondents said they work longer compared to pre-coronavirus pandemic times, 48 per cent of millennials and just 31 per cent of generation Z are clocking extra […]

Canadians are becoming more confident about their financial situations and are setting more personal financial goals, according to a new survey by BMO Financial Group. It found 37 per cent of survey respondents said they believe their finances have improved recently, with Montreal residents the most likely to express financial optimism (42 per cent), ahead […]

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  • May 19, 2021 May 19, 2021
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Almost half (49 per cent) of Canadian employers said they’ve put promotions on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic and, as a result, 61 per cent are worried about staff retention, according to a survey by Robert Half Canada Inc. The drop in promotions hasn’t gone unnoticed by some employees, as a separate poll from […]

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  • May 4, 2021 May 4, 2021
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While 65 has long been considered the traditional retirement age, younger employees face the possibility of working longer. Plan sponsors can learn much from the unique financial journeys taken by different generations toward their eventual golden years. A 2019 Scotiabank investment poll revealed that 68 per cent of Canadians are currently saving for retirement, but […]

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Young Canadians are increasingly planning their financial futures as the world faces down the second the year of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new survey by Sun Life Financial Inc. It found that 89 per cent of generation Z (ages 18 to 23) and 80 per cent of millennials (ages 24 to 39) are […]

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  • March 16, 2021 March 15, 2021
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25% of Canadians cutting back savings, RSPs amid pandemic

Since the World Health Organization declared a global pandemic almost 11 months ago, the resulting economic uncertainty as the coronavirus crisis drags on has resulted in some employees finding it increasingly difficult to save for the future, according to a recent survey. The survey by Ipsos for Toronto Dominion Bank revealed one quarter (25 per […]

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  • January 28, 2021 April 14, 2021
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