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Feb 18, 2015 | Post by: Darren Comments Off

Survey reveals deepening strain and dissatisfaction among NHS staff

Rising living costs, lack of appreciation and poor internal communications increase pressure points. The Voucher Shop has conducted its second survey looking at the level of staff motivation in the NHS. The first survey was conducted in 2013. Today’s findings reveal continued failures in workforce recognition and deepening strain and

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Nov 26, 2014 | Post by: Darren Comments Off

Sodexo announces the acquisition of Motivcom plc

Sodexo, a leading provider of Employee Benefits and Rewards services, is pleased to announce that, following a public offer published on 12th September 2014, it has successfully acquired Motivcom plc, a current leading company in Incentive and Recognition and Employee Benefits and parent company of The Voucher Shop, P&MM, AYMTM, Allsave,

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Nov 10, 2014 | Post by: Darren Comments Off

The Voucher Shop saves employers over £400,000 on postage

Employers are saving up to 99 per cent on postage and related costs by using reloadable gift cards from The Voucher Shop. Since the introduction of reloadable gift cards, The Voucher Shop has saved clients over £400,000 on postage incurred on staff discount and reward schemes. Kuljit Kaur, Head of

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Sep 03, 2014 | Post by: Darren Comments Off

New ‘Guide to Long Service Awards’ released

Are you a HR professional wanting to improve the quality and effectiveness of long service awards on offer in your organisation, but not sure where to start?   Here at The Voucher Shop we have created a guide to help organisations large and small to improve the way that they

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Jun 17, 2014 | Post by: Darren Comments Off

Never Judge a Fish: Get more from your employees

As one of the most loved and celebrated physicist in history once famously said: “Everyone is a genius. But if you judge a fish on its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing it is stupid.” The message is clear and simple – to get the

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Jun 11, 2014 | Post by: Darren Comments Off

Increase employee satisfaction and aid staff retention

This week, the ILM discussed the results of the Robert Half Job Satisfaction Index, which found that only 60% of all employees are happy with the jobs they are in, with a shockingly meagre one in five saying that they are ‘very happy’. However, 46% of employees aged 18-34 are

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Mar 26, 2014 | Post by: Darren Comments Off

A healthy workforce benefits both employers and employees

The workplace can have a significant impact on the health and well-being of employees. Poor management of workplace health can lead to work-related ill health and to high levels of sickness absence. In fact some 27 million working days were lost in Great Britain due to work-related illness and/or workplace

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Mar 25, 2014 | Post by: Darren Comments Off

Why understanding workforce motivation is the key to business success

Not recognising what’s important to your employees will ultimately result in increased job dissatisfaction, lower productivity rates and higher voluntary turnover. So what can you do to avoid this happening? Well first of all ask yourself this – do you know what is important to your employees and do you

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Mar 24, 2014 | Post by: Darren Comments Off

The importance of a comprehensive employee benefits programme

In these competitive climes businesses of all types are constantly striving to achieve more with less. They are moving at an ever-increasing pace while at the same time fixated on improved quality and customer service without increasing costs. As such, businesses are increasingly realising the importance of their workforce and are

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Mar 19, 2014 | Post by: Darren Comments Off

6 steps to setting up flexible working in your business

Flexible working is on the increase in many UK organisations. More and more organisations are offering their employees the opportunity to work part time, variable working hours or work from home. However, the change isn’t being driven by legislation, evidence from recent surveys suggests around two in five employers are

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