Employers are using formal recognition schemes to reward employee performance, with almost two-thirds operating a formal scheme, according to research published today. The survey of organisations, carried out by XpertHR, found 61% of respondents oper More...10 May 2013 00:01
Filmology, the UK’s leading cinema and promotions company, has launched a new employee benefits initiative providing discounted cinema vouchers, with up to 40 per cent off usual admission prices.
Staff will simply log on to their company’s employee More...09 September 2011 11:02
Incentivising staff in these challenging economic times is more important than ever as employers look to increase productivity and get more "bang for their buck". Similarly, the cost of recruitment often means that it is more cost-effective to retain ex More...01 August 2011 09:52
With Christmas only three weeks away, Personnel Today and XpertHR present a seasonal feast of employment related questions, case studies and advice on everything from managing the office Christmas party to employing seasonal temps...
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Welcome to the incentive vouchers Smart Buyer If you're considering introducing incentive vouchers you will find a raft of resources here to help you assess what sort of vouchers will work best, guidance on introducing the scheme, and a More...29 November 2010 10:04
Setting up a staff motivation scheme that is effective and sustainable is far from straightforward. Andrew Johnson, director general of the UK Gift Card and Voucher Association, offers a nine-step guide.
Set goals that are achievable
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Gift vouchers or gift cards have grown in popularity recently among employers as an incentive tool. But why are they regarded more favourably than that more traditional motivator – the pay rise?
The gift voucher market has grown dramatically rece More...26 November 2010 09:42
Today sees the launch of two unique gift cards by reward and incentive specialist Love2reward . This follows an investment by parent company Park Group, to create its own IT infrastructure and supporting processes to allow it to issue and pro More...13 July 2010 10:00
UK housebuilder Barratt is offering its staff the chance to invest in the company's own tax-free Individual Savings Account (ISA).
The Company ISA, provided by insurer Legal & General, is thought to be one of the first workplace benefits of More...30 June 2010 16:21
Theatre Tokens , the only national theatre gift vouchers, has launched its latest gift pack, perfect for rewarding, motivating and incentivising staff, customers and suppliers throughout the year.
The new gift pack, which costs £35.99 or £5 More...01 March 2010 17:00
Renowned food outlet Pizza Express and popular fashion chain New Look have just joined Capital Incentives & Motivation’s Compliments Card retail network, further expanding the group to more than 130 high street and online outlets.
The Com More...15 February 2010 10:00
Employees around the country really want to let loose this holiday season following the economic difficulties of the last 18 months – but nearly one in three won’t have the opportunity, as many smaller businesses plan to forgo the annual Christmas party More...07 December 2009 16:28
Cash is no longer king when it comes to reward at UK blue-chip companies. So said Mercer executive reward specialist Hannah Perera after the benefits and remuneration specialist published its latest quarterly salary indicator, which showed that most More...05 November 2009 14:30
Employees just starting out in their careers find the concept of retirement impossibly remote, so persuading them to start a pension can be difficult. How else can employers encourage staff to develop the savings routine? Gill Wadsworth investigates
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Michael C. Fina , the world’s first global reward and recognition company, is launching the SPARK instant rewards range, a new employee rewards solution designed for on-the-spot recognition in the workplace.
Available as either a gift car More...08 September 2009 14:40
Asperity Employee Benefits will have its busiest month ever for launches of its Reward Gateway employee discounts schemes. With an eye on enabling employees to make significant savings on shopping in the run up to Christmas, many employer More...03 September 2009 14:13
Upscale hotel group Principal Hayley , whose properties include The Met in Leeds, The George in Edinburgh, The Royal York Hotel in York and Hotel Russell in London today gave away a staggering 500 family breaks across the collection as part of a m More...03 September 2009 13:49
Asperity’s entrants at the 2009 Employee Benefits awards proved highly successful as the company won “Most Effective use of a voluntary benefits plan” for the second year running with an entry for Lloyds TSB Staff Offers.
Asperity and Lloyds TSB saw More...03 September 2009 12:28
Asperity Employee Benefits Ltd has become the UK’s first employee benefits provider to be accredited by BSi to ISO EN 27001 the internationally recognised standard for Information Security Management.
Achieving accreditation means that Asp More...03 September 2009 12:18
Aviva is putting the contributions of individuals and teams into focus by introducing a new UK-wide reward and recognition scheme.
The ‘Spotlight’ scheme enables 22,000 staff at the UK’s largest insurer to thank colleagues and to nominate them for a More...29 July 2009 14:25