Author:Phoebe Walker

Why offering reward choice is the best way to say ‘thank you’

Feeling appreciated at work is incredibly important to employees’ levels of motivation, productivity and engagement. In fact, according to Gallup, employees who do not feel adequately recognised are twice as likely to say they'll quit their current role within the next year.  That’s why employee rewards...

Why employees need both financial and non-financial rewards

By now, it’s common knowledge that employees need to be fairly recognised and rewarded for their contributions and successes in the workplace in order for them to fully engage with their role and organisation, be inspired to push their boundaries and go the extra mile....

How to optimise your employee benefits to attract talent

Following the huge retail and hospitality staff crisis as a result of COVID-19, high street giant John Lewis has announced its plans to recruit 7,000 temporary workers in its UK department stores as well as its Waitrose supermarkets and distribution centres in the run-up to...

A four-day working week: The key to an engaged workforce?

Following the news that the Scottish Government is to launch trials of a four-day working week, a survey has shown that 65% of workers think a shorter working week would make them more productive.  The trial, as promised in the SNP election manifesto earlier this year,...

Four ways to enhance your employees’ career wellbeing

Employee wellbeing, particularly involving mental and emotional health, is becoming more and more central to how many organisations are operating. In fact, according to Wellable’s 2021 Employee Wellness Industry Trends Report, mental health programmes are seeing a rapid increase in adoption and investment post-pandemic. But,...

Three reasons why employee wellbeing is critical to employee engagement

In today’s increasingly unstable climate, with financial insecurity on the rise, ensuring the health and wellbeing needs of your employees are met is crucial to their engagement within the workplace. Despite a growing interest in this area and more workplaces stepping up their efforts, employee health...

Social wellbeing: why it’s important and how to support your employees

Social wellbeing is a key pillar of wellbeing and in the context of the workplace, refers to a sense of belonging and inclusivity, an alignment with company values, frequent social interaction and strong relationships with colleagues. Employee social wellbeing has become more widely acknowledged over the...

Why communicating your business’ ‘why’ is key to employee engagement

Understanding your business’ purpose and mission is key to creating engaged employees and a unified workforce. Individuals who understand how their actions contribute to the bigger picture will not only feel a sense of shared ownership over their business but be more fulfilled as individuals....

peoplevalue announces the acquisition of loyalty and rewards provider Countdown

peoplevalue is pleased to announce the acquisition of Countdown, one of the UK’s best-known loyalty and rewards brands. Founded in 1970, Countdown created one of the first membership discount programmes for individuals and became the first provider of corporate discount programmes for large organisations. Specialising in...