Jan 11th

6 qualities of a successful leader


Being in a leadership position can be challenging on many levels. Dealing with the responsibilities of being in charge, managing teams of people, delivering on time and on budget whilst inspiring those around you – it’s a big job for even the most natural born leaders.
When asked what makes a good leader, here are the qualities most often quoted by staff: Read more...


Nov 9th

Five Christmas Gift ideas for your employees

Christmas is an exciting time in the office. Somehow, despite busy workloads, endless shopping to do and presents to wrap, everyone manages to get into the spirit of Christmas. And if you’re the boss, it is the perfect opportunity to boost morale in the workplace and reward your staff for the year they’ve had and make sure they look forward to the next one.
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Oct 30th

How to start a rewards and recognition scheme in your workplace


Holding on to your best employees is one of the toughest challenges that companies face. A recent study showed that 80% of employees say they are more willing to work hard when their boss shows that they appreciate their work*. We all know that happiness and contentment at work is really important and is also a key way to ensure employees don’t start to look elsewhere. But where do you start with rewards and recognition in your workplace?

Positive morale is vital to a company’s success and can boost productivity, so we’ve listed our top tips on how to get started.
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Oct 19th

Five reasons why gift cards make the perfect gift for employees


If you’re looking for a way to reward your employees, it can be difficult to know precisely what to get. Of course, you want to ensure that they are rewarded with something they like, but with employees differing in ages and tastes, it can be challenging to find something which suits everyone in your team.

Increasingly, businesses are turning to gift cards as an ideal way to reward their staff. If it’s not something you’ve considered before, then here’s a look at the benefits of using them.
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Sep 15th

Five ways to motivate your team

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In today’s busy business world, it has never been more important to ensure that your team is motivated and happy in their work. With an abundance of work opportunities available, showing your employees that they are valued and giving them the motivation to continue to work hard is essential if you are to retain the very best staff. It also benefits your business as research shows that motivated employees are significantly more productive. If you’re stuck for ideas as to how to motivate your team, here are five simple approaches you could introduce today.
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