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Ashish Ambasta joins Aon Hewitt as practice leader- culture & engagement

Ambasta was previously the director - employee insights & assessments, at Willis Towers Watson

More benefits, rewards & recognition for employees in 2018

With only a 10 per cent increase in salaries in sight for the next year, the way to keep employees contented will be through rewards and recognition.

Wake up call: Young India inadequately prepared for retirement

The next decade or two may see retirees in India facing the challenge of inadequate incomes.

Towers Watson predicts a 10.8 % hike in 2016

Employers and employees have a different set of beliefs and expectations in the current situation, and this isn’t a healthy trend.

Employee wellness: A business priority not just people’s imperative

India’s employee health benefit programmes include dependents, which makes them stand apart from other countries’ benefits in the Asia Pacific region

KPMG concludes acquisition of Towers Watson’s HR delivery practice

The deal will add tremendous value to KPMG's People & Change practice.

Spending on benefits programmes: A futile effort?

A report by Towers Watson indicates that Indian companies are seeing a major gap between the amount they spend on employee benefits and the value they get in return.

High engagement does not ensure high retention

As per Towers Watson, in India around 42 per cent of highly engaged employees are likely to call it quits whereas the global average is only 26 per cent.

Towers Watson relocates Sambhav Rakyan to India

Rakyan is the global data services practice leader for the Asia Pacific region. This move re-emphasises the company’s focus on the Indian market.

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