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
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
The Government's controversial decision to scrap child benefit for higher-rate taxpayers could prompt a "flurry" of employee benefit strategy reviews, according to a consultancy.
At this week's Conservative Party conference, Chancellor George Osborn More...06 October 2010 15:09
Flexible working is the most valued benefit for UK employees, ahead of material perks such as bonuses, research revealed today.
In a PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) survey of 1,167 workers, 47% rated flexible working arrangements as the most important More...01 June 2010 09:54
Cisco have launched a new online benefits package to their UK and Irish employees in conjunction with Thomsons Online Benefits . The scheme is called i-Benefit@Cisco and is designed to allow employees to interact and enrol in all their benef More...05 February 2010 13:39
Thomsons Online Benefits announce their fifth consecutive year of revenue growth in excess of 40 per cent, with group turnover increasing from £8,605,034 in 2007 to £12,205,409 for the year ended 31 December 2008.
This growth was also refle More...16 December 2009 13:42
Thomsons Online Benefits , the leading employee benefits consultancy and technology provider, has been listed for the fourth consecutive year in the Sunday Times Microsoft Tech Track 100, the prestigious league which ranks Britain's fastest grow More...16 December 2009 13:41
Thomsons Online Benefits has launched online total reward statements and flexible benefits for the GSMA, a worldwide organisation that represents the interests of the mobile communications industry globally.
GSMA selected Thomsons as their More...16 December 2009 13:39
HCL AXON, the world’s largest services provider dedicated to SAP solutions, revamped its flexible benefits and pension schemes in conjunction with Thomsons Online Benefits .
HCL AXON chose Thomsons Online Benefits as a strategic partner, with More...16 December 2009 13:37
Thomsons Online Benefits , the leading reward consultancy, has been accredited by BSI with the security standard ISO27001, an internationally recognised standard for Information Security Management. Thomsons becomes the first provider of flexibl More...16 December 2009 13:30
Just 14% of UK employers offer flexible benefits according to business consultancy Mercer. It polled 1,700 organisations worldwide, including 135 in the UK. Mercer said 14% of UK respondents offer "a considerable amount" of flexibility in their More...26 October 2009 08:00
One in 10 employers' flexible benefits schemes may not have been verified with Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
A survey of 120 organisations offering flexible benefits, by HR consultants Hewitt Associates, found 10% of respondents had not More...15 October 2009 18:00
The Voucher Shop , one of the UK’s leading providers of vouchers to the incentives and flexible benefit markets, has launched an online version of its Voucher Cheque, enabling recipients to redeem their vouchers via the Internet.
Voucher Che More...12 October 2009 14:23
Now in its ninth year, the Top 40 Power Players aims to recognise HR's most prominent and influential professionals; those who have played a part in bringing people issues to the top of the business agenda and been a shining light for th More...28 September 2009 09:00
Adecco is the world leader in human resource solutions, with a comprehensive service offering that includes temporary and interim staffing, outsourcing, permanent recruitment, and consulting. Its team of over 2,000 permanent staff are spread acros More...24 September 2009 12:15
Arla Foods, the UK’s leading dairy company and home of premier brands Lurpak, Anchor and Cravendale, has seen an impressive number of registrations in the first few weeks of the relaunch of its voluntary benefits scheme, My Benefits. The new scheme, More...08 September 2009 14:51
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
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