Articles By Iain Thomson

What millennial bosses mean for your business

It’s happening: millennials are becoming managers. But is your business ready to bring out the best in these career-hungry, progressive professionals? 

Posted in Employee Benefits, Workplace Engagement, Employee Engagement, Talent Retention, Engagement Tools, People Engagement, Employee Health and Wellbeing Programmes, Engagement Specialists, Performance Incentives, Corporate Events, Team Building Events, Incentives and Rewards, Staff Incentive Platforms, Company Events, Staff Performance Incentives

by Iain Thomson on Apr 6, 2018 4:51:56 PM
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Iain Thomson

Iain Thomson is Director of Incentive & Recognition at Sodexo, our leading expert in incentivising, rewarding and recognising employees and developing engaging company values.

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Five ways to help your employees love their jobs

We look at ways you can encourage an all-singing-and-dancing employee experience to bring out the best in your people.  It’s time to deliver the most positive of workplace cultures… 

Posted in Employee Benefits, Employee Retention, Positive Workplace Culture, Employee Engagement, Incentive and Recognition, Employee Wellbeing, Improving Performance, Improving quality of life, Motivational Success Stories, Long Service Awards, Staff Rewards, Sales Recognition Platforms, Corporate Events, Team Building Events, Incentives and Rewards, Engagement Solutions, Staff Events

by Iain Thomson on Feb 15, 2018 2:53:52 PM
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Employers: How to keep your employees keen…

It seems there’s no let-up in the UK’s thriving jobs market as employers continue to add to their workforces across the land...  The unemployment rate has continued to fall, despite worries about the ...

Posted in Employee Retention, Incentive and Recognition, Engagement Tools, Engage People, Employee Wellbeing, Performance Incentives, Work Engagement, Gift Cards and Vouchers, Rewards Credit Cards, Motivational Success Stories, Staff Incentives, Long Service Awards, Employee Awards, Employee Recognition Platforms

by Iain Thomson on Feb 7, 2018 10:10:22 AM
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Are your employees getting the experience they deserve?

Would you try something new at work if it led to a more positive employee experience?  We explore ways to boost employee wellbeing to drive greater engagement and productivity.

Posted in Employee Retention, Incentive and Recognition, Engagement Tools, Engage People, Employee Wellbeing, Engagement Specialists, Performance Incentives, Work Engagement, Gift Cards and Vouchers, Rewards Credit Cards, Improving quality of life, Motivational Success Stories, Staff Incentives, Long Service Awards, Employee Awards, Employee Recognition Platforms

by Iain Thomson on Jan 19, 2018 12:18:16 PM
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How thinking like a start-up can drive business growth

When innovation is driving business growth on a scale like never before. We look at how brands can bring some of this sparkle to their organisations. 

Posted in Behavioural Change, Employee Engagement, Incentive and Recognition, Business Success Stories, People Engagement, Improving Performance, Corporate Gift Cards, Engagement at Work, Staff Rewards, Staff Incentive Programs

by Iain Thomson on Jan 18, 2018 5:04:58 PM
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Are your managers boosting employee engagement?

When your managers are inspired, your employees will be more engaged.    We look at ways to get the best from your managers. 

Posted in Employee Benefits and Wellbeing, Recognising Success, Incentive Platforms, Staff Recognition Schemes, Improving Performance, Performance Incentives, Work Engagement, Gift Cards and Vouchers, Staff Incentives, Travel Rewards, Fuel Gift Cards

by Iain Thomson on Jan 18, 2018 4:52:21 PM
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Is discretionary effort the same as employee engagement?

We all want  our staff to go the extra mile, but what does that actually mean?  We look at the ins and outs of discretionary behaviour.

Posted in Workplace Engagement, Health and Safety Programmes, Behavioural Change, Employee Engagement, Incentive and Recognition, Business Success Stories, People Engagement, transforming behaviour, Staff Recognition Schemes, Improving Performance

by Iain Thomson on Jan 18, 2018 4:30:43 PM
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The Five Kinds of Employee Travel, Ranked

From the everyday grind to the exciting occasions Employee travel doesn't just mean the commute to and from the office. There's plenty of opportunities to use travel to make work more exciting, so we ...

Posted in Incentive Travel, Employee Engagement, Incentive and Recognition, Infographic

by Iain Thomson on Dec 18, 2017 4:08:43 PM
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Start your New Year with a bang!

Workforces are often demoralised after  christmas. It's not unusual for productivity to slump as people get back into the swing of things, but here are some top tips to banish those January blues...

Posted in Employee Retention, Employee Engagement, Infographic

by Iain Thomson on Dec 8, 2017 4:07:50 PM
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Why a good boss is the best incentive of all

Who was the best boss you ever had? With a bit of luck, there will have been at least one in your career. The chances are they were the kind of person who was patient, and even kind, taking time to ...

Posted in Incentivising Performance, Incentive and Recognition, Sales Incentives, Channel Incentives, Incentive Solutions

by Iain Thomson on Dec 1, 2017 2:36:31 PM
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