Articles By Iain Thomson

Don't Panic! It's Secret Santa Time

Love it or loathe it, the unofficial Christmas tradition of Secret Santa is becoming more and more of the ‘done thing’ in the workplace.

Posted in Incentive and Recognition, Rewards and Incentives, Retain Talent, Employee Events, Positive workplace environment, Company Events, People Management, Retaining Employees, Staff Events, Engagement at Work, Celebrations, Awards and Events, Gifts and Rewards

by Iain Thomson on Oct 30, 2018 2:18:10 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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Ensuring Inclusivity in the Workplace

Christmas and Easter are times of year that a lot of people look forward to.  It’s a chance to spend quality time with friends and family, relax, unwind and of course, there’s the gifts and food, too!

Posted in Incentive and Recognition, Rewards and Incentives, Retain Talent, Employee Events, Positive workplace environment, Company Events, People Management, Retaining Employees, Staff Events, Engagement at Work, Celebrations, Awards and Events, Gifts and Rewards

by Iain Thomson on Oct 30, 2018 2:16:23 PM
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Planning An Office Party? Here's How To Do It...

AN OFFICE PARTY IS A GREAT WAY TO CELEBRATE ACHIEVEMENTS AND BLOW OFF  SOME STEAM. But it can also be stress-inducing and a nightmare to organise!

Posted in Incentive and Recognition, Rewards and Incentives, Retain Talent, Employee Events, Positive workplace environment, Company Events, People Management, Retaining Employees, Staff Events, Engagement at Work, Celebrations, Awards and Events, Gifts and Rewards

by Iain Thomson on Oct 30, 2018 2:15:21 PM
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Why You Should Be Supporting Working Parents And How You Can Do It

For employees with children and growing families, do you think they lose focus on their careers once they have a family to care for? It’s a common misconception that most employees are less engaged ...

Posted in Employee Engagement, Behaviour change, Positive Workplace Culture, Employee Health and Wellbeing Programmes, Health and Wellbeing at Work, transforming behaviour, Retain Talent, Change behaviour, Retaining Employees, Improving quality of life, Employee Health and Wellbeing, company culture

by Iain Thomson on Oct 30, 2018 11:26:11 AM
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A Little Nudge Towards Higher Workplace Engagement

Taking a more thoughtful, strategic approach to the ways employees interact with their work environment can go a long way to keeping employees productive, happy, healthy and engaged at work. But this ...

Posted in Employee Engagement, Motivational Success Stories, Behaviour change, Positive Workplace Culture, Employee Health and Wellbeing Programmes, Health and Wellbeing at Work, transforming behaviour, Retain Talent, Change behaviour, Retaining Employees, Improving quality of life, Employee Health and Wellbeing

by Iain Thomson on Oct 19, 2018 4:52:30 PM
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7 Reasons Why You Need Spree In Your Life

If you love earning cashback on your day-to-day shopping, then you really need spree in your life! When payday rolls around, do you get the urge to head out to your favourite high-street store and ...

Posted in Incentive and Recognition, Channel Incentives, Sales Incentives, Employee Recognition, Recognising Success, Incentivising Performance, company culture, Attract Talent, Change behaviour, Staff Performance Incentives, Positive Workplace Culture

by Iain Thomson on Oct 18, 2018 2:01:07 PM
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How You Can Beat Stress At Christmas Time

For many, the latter part of the year is a happy and joyful time filled with excitement and expectation The regular festive build up only adding to the hype of the annual Christmas break, and all the ...

Posted in Incentive and Recognition, Rewards and Incentives, Retain Talent, Employee Events, Positive workplace environment, Company Events, People Management, Retaining Employees, Staff Events, Engagement at Work, Celebrations, Awards and Events, Gifts and Rewards, Stress in the Workplace, Mental Wellbeing

by Iain Thomson on Oct 4, 2018 2:51:34 PM
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Can companies mix business with Corporate Social Responsibility?

Can your business ever be truly socially responsible when its main goal is to make money? We look at this hot trend in employee engagement. 

Posted in Team Building Events, Employee Engagement, Motivational Success Stories, Business Success Stories, Behaviour change, Incentives and Rewards, Engagement Specialists, Cycle to Work Scheme, Talent Retention, Gift Vouchers, Staff Events, Positive Workplace Culture

by Iain Thomson on Sep 13, 2018 12:36:43 PM
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How to Incorporate Green Initiatives into Your CSR Policy

We look at ways your organisation can put the environment at the centre of its CSR policy – and why it makes perfect business sense. 

Posted in Staff Rewards, Employee Engagement, Incentives and Rewards, Motivational Success Stories, Improving Performance, Business Success Stories, Cycle to Work Scheme, Salary Sacrifice Scheme, Cycle to work schemes, Behaviour change

by Iain Thomson on Sep 5, 2018 2:13:08 PM
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Is Philanthropy Still Integral to Corporate Social Responsibility?

When it comes to your corporate social responsibility programme, just how far should charity play a part in your strategy?

Posted in People Engagement, Employee Engagement, Staff Rewards, Improving quality of life, Engagement Solutions, Engage People, Talent Retention, Corporate Events, Staff Recognition Schemes, Workplace Engagement, Staff Incentives, Incentives and Rewards

by Iain Thomson on Aug 23, 2018 3:25:12 PM
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