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Is Presenteeism the Public Sector’s Biggest Productivity Killer?

Originally used to describe employees who would still turn up for work when they’re physically or mentally unwell, presenteeism now also includes those who are disengaged with their job and are not altogether ‘present’. Sound familiar? Whilst most organisations in both the public and private sectors have put measures in place to combat the effects of absenteeism in the office, it’s rare to find a proactive initiative that tackles the more common issue of presenteeism.

Posted in Employee Benefits, Employee Discounts, Retaining Employees, Employee Discount Schemes, Reducing Staff Turnover, Workplace Productivity, Benefits, positive company culture, Staff Engagement, reducing staff spending, Work - Life Balance, Presenteeism, Reducing Presenteeism, Staff benefits, Cost-Free Employee Benefits, Benefits Programme, Flexible Working

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How Employee Benefits Can Help Public Sector Recruitment

Whilst the UK’s economy remains in a state of flux, there was some relief for squeezed salaries as we entered the second half of 2019. According to the Office for National Statistics, there was an ...

Posted in Employee Benefits, Employee Discounts, Retaining Employees, Employee Discount Schemes, cycle-2-work, Reducing Staff Turnover, Workplace Productivity, Benefits, Discounted Cinema Tickets, positive company culture, Staff Engagement, incentives, reducing staff spending, Work - Life Balance, Staff benefits, Cost-Free Employee Benefits, Benefits Programme

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What Should a Good Employee Benefits Package Look Like?

If you’re looking to introduce an employee benefits package into your organisation, the big question you’re probably asking yourself is “Just what makes A good employee benefits package?’ And it’s a ...

Posted in Employee Benefits, Employee Discounts, Retaining Employees, Employee Discount Schemes, cycle-2-work, Reducing Staff Turnover, Workplace Productivity, Benefits, Discounted Cinema Tickets, positive company culture, Staff Engagement, incentives, reducing staff spending, Work - Life Balance, Staff benefits, Cost-Free Employee Benefits, Benefits Programme

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How To Achieve Cost-Free Employee Benefits

Successful employee benefits programmes are designed around – you guessed it – your employees. Two obvious tell-tale signs indicate whether your programme is a success: You have a productive and ...

Posted in Employee Benefits, Employee Discounts, Retaining Employees, Employee Discount Schemes, Benefits, positive company culture, incentives, reducing staff spending, Staff benefits, Cost-Free Employee Benefits, Benefits Programme, Non-Cash Incentives

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How Can Presenteeism be Avoided in the Public Sector?

We’ve all had those days where we’ve struggled into work when we’re clearly not well. Maybe you’ve had to complete a time-critical proposal, your team has been short staffed or perhaps it was ‘just a ...

Posted in Employee Benefits and Wellbeing, Employee Benefits, Public Sector, Salary Sacrifice, Government Services, Staff Absence, Reducing Staff Absence, Employee Morale, Improving Employee Morale, Benefits, positive company culture, mental health, Wellbeing, Work - Life Balance, Presenteeism, Reducing Presenteeism

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5 New Year Resolutions That'll Help Build Employee Engagement in 2020

Let’s face it: we’ve all made a new year’s resolution we’d absolutely no intention of really keeping. Be it getting off the couch and down the gym three times a week, to giving up alcohol, saving for ...

Posted in Workplace Engagement, Employee Engagement, Work Engagement, Retaining Employees, company culture, Workplace Motivation, Workplace Productivity, Improving Employee Motivation, Employee Motivation, Improving Staff Motivation, Improving Employee Morale, Rewards & Recognition, positive company culture, Staff Engagement, incentives, positive company cultures, rewarding staff, positive workplace environments, New Year Resolution

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Get Your Office Into The Spooky Spirit This Halloween!

The clocks have gone back, a chill is in the air and the nights are getting longer… Winter is drawing in and Halloween is upon us again! Whilst it’s not a holiday in the traditional sense, the ...

Posted in Work Engagement, Retaining Employees, company culture, Workplace Motivation, Employee Motivation, Improving Staff Motivation, Improving Employee Morale, Staff Engagement, positive company cultures, positive workplace environments

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5 Ways to Use Employee Benefits to Help Pay Stretch Further

Good news! According to the Office of National Statistics, UK wage growth is at an 11-year high! And that’s not all. Employment rates are now at record levels not seen since the early 70’s. On these ...

Posted in Positive Workplace Culture, Employee Engagement, Benefits of Employee Engagement, transforming behaviour, Work Engagement, Improving quality of life, Retaining Employees, Behaviour change, Change behaviour, Retain Talent, Benefits, positive company culture, Staff Engagement, positive company cultures

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When's The Best Time To Start Planning Festive Rewards?

It may be the season to celebrate and be merry, but Christmas can also be an incredibly stressful time for people. After all, gifts for the family, food, drink, travel and activities don’t come for ...

Posted in Recognising Success, Employee Recognition, Gifts and Rewards, Rewards, Work Engagement, Gift Cards and Vouchers, Employee Recognition Platforms, Festive Rewards, Christmas Rewards for Staff, Festive Rewards Strategy, Employee Recognition Programme

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How To Use Cash Bonuses to the Greatest Effect

The subject of cash bonuses can be a prickly subject for many businesses. On the one hand, they’re seen as a traditional and popular form of incentivisation – especially when it comes to sales of ...

Posted in Incentivising Performance, Incentive Solutions, Engaging Employees, Improving Performance, Employee Recognition Platforms, Incentives and Rewards, Staff Performance Incentives, Behaviour change, Rewards and Incentives, company culture, Workplace Incentives, Employee Morale, Workplace Morale, Workplace Motivation, Workplace Productivity, Staff Motivation, Improving Employee Motivation, Employee Motivation, Motivation, Improving Staff Motivation, Employee Incentives, Improving Employee Morale

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