Private medical insurance provider AXA PPP has, after consulting its circa 1,800 employees on cost saving options , decided to scrap its Christmas party allowance and its weekly free fruit perk as part of a series of cost-cutting measures. The c More...13 July 2009 15:00
Rok, the Nation's Local Builder, has won “Most effective use of digital media to communicate benefits to staff” in the Employee Benefits Awards 2009 for their innovative DVD and online communication. This was the second success of the day for a Thomson More...03 July 2009 11:57
The Voucher Shop , one of the UK’s leading providers of vouchers to the incentives and flexible benefit markets, has launched ‘Maintaining Momentum,’ a marketing communications support package for users of its flexible benefits scheme Spree-flex More...03 July 2009 11:16
Michael C. Fina , the world’s first global employee reward and recognition company, has designed a bespoke incentive scheme for sales staff.
The scheme, entitled Instant Rewards, gives sales staff that achieve specific sales targets the oppo More...19 June 2009 10:01
Sales of the new B&Q corporate Gift Card have hit £1/2 million within three weeks of launch. “This is a clear signal of the pent-up demand in the marketplace for a brand as strong as B&Q, and early uptake indicates that it is an extremely More...02 June 2009 12:07
It may seem like a step backwards in the fight for equality, but targeting men only has become an effective new weapon in the fight to shape up the nation’s workforce, says The Tonic .
As more businesses offer wide ranging wellness initiatives More...02 June 2009 12:06
Some lawyers are enjoying perks such as free fruit, massage and complementary therapies, according to a law firm benefits survey.
Other "imaginative" offerings listed in HR in Law: Employee Benefits Survey 2009, which was recently published, inclu More...15 May 2009 14:00
T-mobile has stepped up efforts in its corporate social responsibility agenda after the firm introduced a bus-pass incentive scheme for employees to increase their use of public transport. Staff at the mobile phone giant can shave up to 40% off the More...11 May 2009 09:29
Employees at cereal maker Kellogg's are being given Friday afternoons off over the summer - providing they have already worked their contracted hours. The summer hours scheme, now in its sixth year, runs from May to September and means staff finish More...08 May 2009 06:34
Love2reward , one of the UK’s leading providers of cost effective and flexible reward solutions, today launches Everyday Benefits - an off-the-shelf voluntary benefits package designed specifically for the small and medium enterprise (SME) market.&nb More...07 May 2009 14:50
Government plans to offer graduates £20,000 to take up a career in social care will not go far enough to ease the sector's recruitment crisis, experts have warned. Later this month the Department of Health will launch a pilot 'national management tr More...05 May 2009 10:59
B&Q today launches its exclusive corporate Gift Card range for the incentives and reward arena.
Commenting Arun Glendinning, Business Services Manager, B&Q Gift Cards said:
“We’re bringing an extensive portfolio of suppor More...28 April 2009 14:09
NHS staff could be paid millions of pounds for suggesting innovative cost-cutting measures which are then adopted by the health service . The Department of Health has set aside a £20m pot to reward staff who come up with enterprising new ways in w More...27 April 2009 09:50
Accor Services has just gone live with a new and free enhancement to its childcare voucher scheme that gives employees access to a range of family oriented special offers and discounts.
With the cost of living soaring and childcare costs a More...03 April 2009 12:20
Senior council individuals should not be forced to disclose their pay and bonuses as it may put talented people off applying for top roles, a pay expert has warned. The Public Sector People Managers Association (PPMA) lead on pay, Jim Savege, told More...03 April 2009 10:17
Councils will be forced to disclose the pay and remuneration of their chief executives under new measures announced yesterday.
Local government minister John Healey has indicated he will change disclosure rules to require councils to share the fu More...31 March 2009 10:04
Love2shop , The High Street Gift Voucher, has launched into the New Year with a raft of exciting new retail partner announcements.
Debenhams, House of Fraser, Early Learning Centre, Champneys and Ten Pin (formerly Mega Bowl) are the latest More...19 March 2009 16:29
A Canadian company launching in the UK will offer new recruits £1,000 to leave after two weeks if they are unsatisfied with the job.
Peer 1, a website hosting service, is recruiting 38 people to operate its new European headquarters in Southampton, More...19 March 2009 16:20
BBC staff will be offered up to £46,000 each to relocate to a new media hub in Manchester by 2011. A freedom of information request by the Sunday Times has revealed the broadcasting giant hopes the financial package will encourage 1,600 employees More...09 March 2009 16:11
Organisations that do not reduce executive pay and bonuses could be harbouring a "ticking time-bomb" of retention and engagement problems, according to the CIPD. Charles Cotton, reward adviser at the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, More...09 March 2009 14:29