Archive 06 - 2017

Festival Season: Where Are Your Staff Heading?

HANDLING staff absences through the summer Last weekend saw Glastonbury kick off festival season, and many punters were treated to long queues, Johnny Depp, and a whole lot of music. Some staff may have returned feeling the consequences of a lack of sleep and hours of dancing, but with plenty more festival dates happening over the next few months, you may feel the office is quieter as the holiday requests come flooding in.

Posted in Employee Benefits and Wellbeing, Annual Leave

by James Malia on Jun 30, 2017 2:00:00 PM
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Motivating Staff in the Most Challenging Jobs

Providing support when it's needed most There are challenging parts to every job, and employers will always need to motivate teams to perform at their best. But some jobs are more stressful than ...

Posted in Employee Benefits and Wellbeing, Employee Benefits, Incentive and Recognition

by James Malia on Jun 29, 2017 1:00:00 PM
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UK Cinema Trends for 2017

Popcorn and plot twists: What we learned from Mintel’s cinema report In 2015, a bumper year in British cinema grabbed global attention.

Posted in Cinema Benefits, Consumer Promotions and Loyalty, Consumer Promotions, Film Promotions, Cinema Tickets, Cinema Rewards, Cinema and Film

by Chris Baldwin on Jun 26, 2017 2:00:00 PM
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Popcorn and Plot Twists: What we Learned From Mintel’s Cinema Report

SPOILER ALERT: digital is changing the game British Cinema's rise and Virtual Reality are just some of the trends and innovations which have defined the film industry over the past few years, but ...

Posted in Consumer Promotions and Loyalty, Film Promotions, Cinema and Film

by Chris Baldwin on Jun 26, 2017 12:00:00 AM
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Five Festival Ideas for Your Employees

Infographic: Send your team off somewhere special, or plan your own amazing event Summertime and the rising temperatures means it’s festival season, and you may have noticed that some of your staff ...

Posted in Employee Benefits and Wellbeing, Employee Engagement, Health and Wellbeing, Infographic

by James Malia on Jun 22, 2017 12:00:00 AM
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Are Your Staff Sneaking Summer Days Off?

Managing absences and engaging people The British summertime is a changeable beast. Days of real sunshine are fleeting, and it’s easy to feel resentful when one of them falls within your working week.

Posted in Employee Benefits and Wellbeing, Health and Wellbeing

by James Malia on Jun 19, 2017 3:00:00 PM
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Workplace Summer Celebrations

Top tips for the summer do In the summertime, everyone seems to be in a more positive mood – winter coats are a thing of the past (fingers crossed!) and it’s approaching the holiday season. While it ...

Posted in Meetings and Events, Incentive Events, Incentive and Recognition, Sales Incentives

by Iain Thomson on Jun 15, 2017 3:00:00 PM
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Deals vs. Rewards - What Works for Customer Engagement

What's the difference between a deal and a reward? No matter how good a product or service might be, consumers are increasingly smart, savvy, and eager to find a bargain – so brands really do have to ...

Posted in Consumer Promotions and Loyalty, Customer Loyalty, Consumer Engagement

by Chris Baldwin on Jun 15, 2017 2:00:00 PM
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Motivating Staff Through the Summer Months

Staying on-task in the off-season Ice cream season, the temptation of the beer garden and the chance to soak up some sunshine means summer is peak time for distraction among employees. Staff will ...

Posted in Employee Benefits and Wellbeing, Positive Workplace Culture, Employee Engagement

by James Malia on Jun 14, 2017 2:00:00 PM
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Five Ways to Use Travel and Events as Part of an Incentives Programme

Getting out of the comfort zone...  It’s true what they say about travel – it’s a fantastic way to broaden the mind, experience something new, and just get away from it all for a while. Using the ...

Posted in Celebrations, Awards and Events, Employee Training, Meetings and Events, Incentive Events, Incentive Travel, Incentive and Recognition, Staff Meetings, Product Launches

by Iain Thomson on Jun 14, 2017 2:00:00 PM
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Building Incentives and Recognition into a Workplace Culture

Making the extraordinary everyday For recognition to really make a difference and to really become part of the culture, it can’t just be restricted to performance reviews. Even a big annual ...

Posted in Recognising Success, Incentive and Recognition, Employee Recognition, Recognition Platforms, Gifts and Rewards, Incentive Platforms

by Iain Thomson on Jun 8, 2017 3:01:00 PM
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Recognising University Staff All Year Round

A great workplace culture shouldn't be limited to term-time Happy staff who feel valued are important to any organisation - and universities are no different. More than ever University staff are the ...

Posted in Incentive and Recognition, Employee Recognition

by Iain Thomson on Jun 8, 2017 3:00:00 PM
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Gift Cards are on the Rise

the enduring popularity of plastic... How can you incentivise and reward employees in a way that's both highly personalised, but still offers them freedom of choice? It's quite the conundrum. ...

Posted in Employee Gift Cards, Vouchers and E-codes, Incentive and Recognition, Employee Recognition, Gifts and Rewards, Sales Incentives, Channel Incentives

by Iain Thomson on Jun 7, 2017 1:00:00 PM
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Making the Best Jobs Even Better

A workplace culture that goes beyond the perks of the job There are certain professions where the perks can inspire you get job envy. Casual dress, big discounts or longer holiday time for workers in ...

Posted in Incentive and Recognition, Employee Recognition, Sales Incentives

by Iain Thomson on Jun 6, 2017 3:01:00 PM
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The Biggest Benefits of Riding a Bike

infographic: Get on your bike! Cycling is a great way for your staff to exercise Bike week may be over but, now that summer is nearly here, it’s the perfect opportunity for your staff to get out on ...

Posted in Employee Benefits and Wellbeing, Health and Wellbeing, Physical Wellbeing, Infographic

by James Malia on Jun 6, 2017 12:00:00 AM
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