Incentives

WFH: Motivating call-centre staff through Covid-19

Say “frontline” in the current climate of coronavirus and you think of health workers, supermarket staff or other workers providing...

One in four FTSE 100 bosses has taken a pay cut

15 Apr 2020

One in four bosses of FTSE 100 companies has taken a pay cut during the coronavirus crisis, according to research...

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How rewarding staff in small firms need not be costly

10 Mar 2020

When it comes to rewarding employees, most people automatically think of financial incentives: high salaries, bonuses and generous pension schemes....

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More employees will look for new jobs in 2020

6 Jan 2020

More than half of workers could be on the move to a new employer this year – up 8% on...

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What risks arise from employee ‘tipping’ apps?

28 Jun 2019

Peer-to-peer “tipping” schemes are rising in popularity in the workplace, but these “recognise and reward” programmes should come with a...

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Worker given free cigarettes seeks compensation after cancer diagnosis

25 Apr 2019

A former tobacco salesman with inoperable lung cancer is seeking compensation from his former employer after he was given hundreds...

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HR professionals feel most valued at work

11 Mar 2019

People working in human resources, education and finance feel the most valued by their employers, according to research.
The poll...

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How to tailor benefits to a multi-generational workforce

24 Jul 2018

Organisations increasingly employ workers from across three or four generations, which means they should be offering tailored benefits packages. James...

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Why are millennials stressed and what can we do about it?

25 Nov 2016

A recent survey by LifeWorks found that 90% of millennials had been distracted by stress at work, despite being perceived...

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Covering the cost of the national living wage – is it fair or legal to cut back perks?

9 Jun 2016

A number of companies have announced plans to cut back on staff benefits to cope with the cost of the...

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Making recognition part of your culture

24 Feb 2016

A new XpertHR guide to employee recognition looks at the importance of praising people for what they’ve achieved. Sheila Attwood...

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Employment law in Mexico: six striking facts

18 Jan 2016

Do blue-collar and white-collar workers have to be paid at different intervals? Is it mandatory to pay Mexican employees a...

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Employment law in Chile: Seven interesting facts

2 Jul 2015

Chile is host to many multinational businesses, and has one of the highest rates of working hours in the world....

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How to get the most out of good leaver/bad leaver provisions

12 Jun 2015

Kate Schmit and Nicholas Atkins look at the use of good leaver/bad leaver provisions to incentivise employees, and suggest that...

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Rewards games prove a winning formula at Capita

18 May 2015

Using reward games to incentivise staff and to encourage them to recognise each other’s good work can have a positive...

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