Employee engagement, employee recognition & customer loyalty information

Fixed or growth mindset – what does it mean for employee recognition?

Jacqueline Benjamin | August 2, 2018

Carol Dweck is a Psychologist at Stanford University whose theories on the psychology of skills and talent could have a major bearing on the way that companies interact with their employees. Her book, Mindset, established the idea of ‘Fixed..

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Topics: Reward and Recognition

6 must have elements for a successful reward and recognition programme

Jamie King | July 24, 2018

An effective reward and recognition programme can increase productivity and job satisfaction, enhance teamwork and increase retention of the right caliber of employees, as well as lower the rate of absenteeism and stress. These programmes should..

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Topics: Reward and Recognition

Long Service Awards – what’s the best approach for my business?

Jamie King | June 18, 2018

One of the most frequent questions we are asked by our clients and potential clients is about how to best implement and reward staff for long service. This is not quite as simple as the question may seem and there are a number of considerations. For..

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Topics: Reward and Recognition

Practical ideas for motivating staff when reward spend reduces

Jacqueline Benjamin | June 12, 2018

Keeping staff engaged and motivated is a major challenge for any employer, even more so when budgets are tight. From public sector pay caps, to reports of national wages struggling to keep up with inflation it’s clear that many employers aren’t..

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Topics: Reward and Recognition, Employee Benefits, Employee Discounts

Anglian Water wins Most Motivational Benefits Award at EB Awards

Talya Zwiers | June 11, 2018

Anglian Water’s Going the Extra Mile (GEM) Reward and Recognition programme has won the Most Motivational Benefits Award at the 2018 Employee Benefits Awards at The Pavilion at The Tower of London on Friday 8 June 2018. This award celebrates the..

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Topics: Reward and Recognition, Company News

How much should I pay for my reward and recognition programme?

Jamie King | May 16, 2018

Reward and recognition (R&R) is big business. According to industry research, organisations in the US alone spend $90bn a year on non-cash incentives. It’s easy to look at those figures and be put off by the cost but in truth, R&R programmes are..

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Topics: Reward and Recognition

What does a good Reward and Recognition Scheme look like?

Jamie King | April 12, 2018

Reward and recognition schemes come in all shapes and sizes, but what constitutes a good one and how do you judge success? When considering this question it can be helpful to look at what other organisations are doing, but in our view, the best..

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Topics: Reward and Recognition

Xexec Recognition Breakfast Event - Jan 2018 Roundup

Jacqueline Benjamin | February 2, 2018

“Start small but think big” to achieve recognition success, argues Head of Organisational Effectiveness at Sainsbury’s.

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Topics: Reward and Recognition, Events

Budgeting and Planning for Reward and Recognition

Jamie King | November 22, 2017

With 2018 fast approaching now is the time that many businesses will start to think about next year’s reward and recognition budget. If that’s you, here are three questions you should be asking:

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Topics: Reward and Recognition

Plugging the Brexit Brain Drain with Reward and Recognition

Jamie King | November 9, 2017

It’s no secret that the UK economy relies heavily on EU workers (14% of FTSE 100 Directors are EU nationals), yet evidence is mounting that this important segment of the workforce is feeling increasingly insecure following the EU referendum. A ..

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Topics: Reward and Recognition

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