Incentive pay

Pay and prospects still the essential motivators

2 Nov 2004

Forget trendy HR strategies such as flexible working and employer branding. If bosses want to hang on to their talented...

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Staff favour open communication over flexible work and locations

2 Nov 2004

Contrary to popular belief, staff aren’t that bothered about flexible working, convenient locations or working for market leaders. A study...

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Car firm spends £175,000 on Spanish breaks for workers

19 Oct 2004

A car dealership in the south west of England has invested around £175,000 to give all of its employees a...

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Other benefits outshine pay

12 Oct 2004

Elements of reward that boost employee commitment – such as career development and performance-related pay – have a bigger impact...

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I’ll see you in six months…

10 Aug 2004

Sabbaticals are a win-win situation. Employees reap the benefits of rest or a change, and the business gains greater staff retention.

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Big fish mentality

13 Jul 2004

Give managers a sense of ownership and a taste of their true potential to really get the creative juices flowing say entrepreneurs John Barnes and Richard Richardson

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How to set up an incentive scheme

17 Feb 2004

As well as keeping them happy, rewarding staff can help organisations with retention and development.

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The Magnificent Seven

13 Jan 2004

Who are the greatest HR directors of all time? Scott Beagrie conducts a global search for HR giants, and comes to some intriguing conclusions

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