Employee Benefits & Wellbeing SME Hub

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Support & guidance for SMEs

Welcome to the Employee Benefits & Wellbeing SME Hub. We know that your people are important to you but you may not have dedicated HR resource in place to make sure you’re offering the right wellbeing support, benefits or getting the best deal. This Hub is your go-to destination for HR, benefit and wellbeing related content and hot topics. It is packed full of free resources, expert insights and tools to support you and your employees.

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Our highly experienced team is here to support you and are on hand to answer your employee benefits & wellbeing questions. Each month we will share our answers to the most frequently asked questions.

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Supporting employees as they return to the workplace

After months of lockdown, many employers will be considering how the ‘new normal’ will affect their employees as they return to the workplace. Many will be looking to alter their approach to working arrangements, employee benefits & workplace wellbeing.

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Returning to the workplace

HR guides for SMEs

Help with processes and protocol for smaller businesses

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New to benefits?

Read our essential guide to employee benefits for SMEs


Free employee benefits review

Do your employee benefits offer the support your employees need in a post-COVID-19 world? A complimentary, no-obligation benefits review checks whether your offering is fit for purpose, delivers good value and achieves the best outcomes.

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Cheryl Brennan
Executive Director
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Cheryl Brennan

Executive Director

Cheryl is Director of Corporate Consulting at Howden Employee Benefits & Wellbeing. Cheryl works with clients to help them design, build and implement employee benefit strategies that work for the individual needs of their business and their workforce.


Mark Fosh
Divisional Director
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Mark Fosh

Divisional Director

Mark has 20 years’ experience in the employee benefits market. He and his Division specialises in helping his clients attract and retain the right employees and he strives to bringing a client’s employment strategy to life. He ensures that employers offers a benefit programme that meets the needs of the employer and its employees.


Richard Gould
Director of Commercial
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Richard Gould

Director of Commercial

Richard is an experienced senior executive with over 20 years’ experience in both the insurance and health services sectors. He specialises in business development and leads our SME and Consumer multi-disciplined teams.


Chris Tamplin
Managing Consultant
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Chris Tamplin

Managing Consultant

Chris has worked in the employee benefits industry for 10 years, predominantly specialising in Group Protection benefits. As Managing Consultant at Howden Employee Benefits & Wellbeing, he leads the SME Risk team and is passionate about designing, building and implementing employee benefit strategies that meets his clients’ needs.

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