Incentives

What risks arise from employee ‘tipping’ apps?

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

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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Employee share incentives: John Lewis is well known for being owned by its workfoce. Photo: Geoff Moore/REX

The benefits and challenges of employee share incentives

20 Feb 2015

Recent academic research looking into the impact of employee share ownership provides some fairly compelling data to support arguments that...

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Government retreat on bankers’ bonus cap challenge

21 Nov 2014

Chancellor George Osborne has conceded defeat in the UK’s efforts to overturn the EU cap on bankers’ bonuses, following a...

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Are your reward strategies effective?

20 Feb 2014

Sarah Cohen of Lewis Silkin, Emanuela Nespoli of Toffoletto De Luca Tamajo e Soci and Tiffany Downs of FordHarrison give...

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Employers say thank you via recognition schemes

10 May 2013

Employers are using formal recognition schemes to reward employee performance, with almost two-thirds operating a formal scheme, according to research...

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