A study of over 2000 people across the UK by HSBC has found that one in five shoppers plan to spend more than they did last year at Christmas. Half expect to spend the same and only 17 per cent plan to spend less than they did last year, and they’ll use whatever discount scheme […]
NHS employees across the UK have received more than £500,000 in cashback savings in the last 12 months at thousands of high street retail stores, supermarkets, restaurants, local businesses and online providers by shopping with the prepaid NHS Black Card. Since its launch a year ago the NHS Black Card has proved to be an outstanding […]
B2B gift card and voucher sales in 2011 exceeded B2C for the first time since records began, 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 and stored value solutions market.
Wherever you look at promotions and incentives you will probably find vouchers being offered. Brands today are using vouchers for a wide variety of tactical reasons from rewards or incentives for new account openings, recommend a friend schemes, first order or repeat purchase offers to competition headline prizes. Particularly pertinent in the current climate is […]
What are motivation vouchers? These are paper-based or electronic gift cards with a monetary value, which employers can use to incentivise staff. Shopping vouchers can be redeemed at a single store or at multiple retailers. Employers can also offer travel or experience vouchers. What are their origins? Gift vouchers were first introduced in the 1930s […]
Almost half (46%) of employers are choosing to reward their staff with paper vouchers over plastic ones, according to research by The Voucher Shop. The poll was conducted among HR managers and executives across a range of sectors. Kuljit Kaur, head of business development at The Voucher Shop, said: “Paper vouchers continue to be the […]
It is highly unlikely that your entire company is made up of people of exactly the same age and sex, with exactly the same spending patterns and interests. So how can your voucher rewards suit everyone? After all, if the employee won’t make use of their voucher they will hardly feel rewarded through receiving it.
Everything in this day and age comes ‘on-demand’ and orders for vouchers are now expected to be processed on one day and issued the next. From the end-user’s perspective, this may appear to be a simple process, and therefore leaves no room for error, but ensuring that it all runs smoothly from start to finish […]
VAT is something all budget holders should give serious consideration to. Given the broad range of retail vouchers available and that some have composite rates and others do not, some clients pick and choose which vouchers to offer.
In August last year, Incahoot asked pollster Opinion Matters to question 1,000 Uk workers about their attitudes to voluntary benefits.