Tags: Incentives

Red Letter Days for Business launch new charity giving option

Red Letter Days for Business, the incentive and reward experts from Red Letter Days, is leading the way with an industry first by signing a charity to its popular incentive voucher, Lifestyle. Lifestyle enables employees and customers to be rewarded with a voucher that they can redeem with top UK retailers, cinemas, entertainment brands, on…

‘Auto-bonus’ culture grips UK companies

Short-term cash incentives, or annual bonuses, have become the norm for workers at the majority of UK companies with 94 per cent of those surveyed offering an annual incentive to a broad range of their employee base, according to research by professional services company Towers Watson. Despite challenging economic conditions, businesses admitted that over the past…

John Sylvester: Want me to go the extra mile? Give me purpose!

“A report by global brand consultancy Calling Brands has revealed a “dramatic shift” in employee attitudes towards work – with corporate ‘purpose’ emerging as a powerful new driver of attraction, retention and productivity that few businesses are leveraging. As a result the consultancy has urged business leaders to rethink the conventional approach to employee engagement…

Voucher schemes prove popular with corporates in 2012, new report reveals

The corporate sector has continued to drive solid growth for the UK’s gift card and voucher industry in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2011, continuing into 2012, according to the latest statistics from The UK Gift Card & Voucher Association (UKGCVA), the trade body representing the key players in the £4 billion gift voucher, cards…

Engineering and manufacturing welcome latest Government skills support for businesses

Leading manufacturing and engineering businesses and their Sector Skills Council Semta today welcomed government plans to support companies to invest in training. The plans, which include a £250m fund for businesses to design, develop and purchase vocational training and a £1500 incentive for small businesses taking on their first apprentices, aim to help businesses prepare…