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Category: Employee Experience

It's not always about the money: how to motivate your staff with non-cash rewards 

Pay & Reward | Employee engagement | Recognition | Reward | Employee Experience

While financial motivation can certainly attract key talent to your organisation, it will not always keep it. Emer Bucukoglu suggests ways in which you can use non-monetary rewards to attract, motivate and retain staff, and improve your company's bottom line along the way.

Posted by Emer Bucukoglu on
28 August 2020

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Benefits trends of 2020: where should your focus be?

Benefits audit | Benefits intelligence | Flexible Benefits | Employee Experience

Even the most carefullycurated employee deals have been well and truly put to task in 2020, and with the rapid and unpredictable spread of COVID-19 causing all of our lives to change dramatically, which benefits are now seeing a surge as a result of the restrictions and changes we have seen in 2020?

Posted by Mark Macoun on
12 August 2020

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Keeping employee recognition at the forefront in an ever-changing world

Employee engagement | Recognition | Employee Experience

There is much research out there that demonstrates the clear link between recognition and engagement, and, ultimately, increased productivity and profit levels. With this in mind, Alastair's has pulled together his top tips for recognition during these uncertain times.

Posted by Alastair Cole on
12 August 2020

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Building a Personalised Story - an open letter to HR

Reward Strategy | Employee Experience

In the second of our open letters to HR series, Sarah Lardner suggests ways in which your organisation can build a reward architecture designed to retain and recruit the right talent to achieve your strategic goals, by personalising your employee deal to the power of one.

Posted by Sarah Lardner on
05 August 2020

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Shaping your employee deal with benefits built for the future

Benefits audit | Benefits intelligence | Employee engagement | Culture | Flexible Benefits | Employee Experience

The impact of Covid-19 and a move to home working has created many opportunities for organisations to reshape their employee deal into one that embraces technology, facilitates increased levels of personalisation, has a ‘social purpose’, extends to the contingent workforce and is more holistic, covering financial, mental, physical and social elements of wellbeing. 

Posted by Justine Woolf on
21 July 2020

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The importance of culture when recruiting

Employee engagement | Culture | Employee Experience | Recruitment

An effective company culture permeates the entire employee lifecycle from the recruitment process through to the time an employee leaves the business and can act as a strong stable core within an organisation. Cathryn Edmondson offers some advice on how to ensure your company culture remains intact through periods of growth and recruitment.

Posted by Cathryn Edmondson on
21 July 2020

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Authenticity, and why your internal brand is just as important as your external brand

Pay & Reward | Employee engagement | Employee communications | Engagement | HR Technology | Productivity | Employee Experience

If you aren’t communicating your employee deal effectively, not only are you not getting best return on investment for your spend, but you aren’t leveraging the often many great benefits that make up your total reward deal to best advantage when it comes to attracting, motivating and retaining your staff.

Posted by Justine Woolf on
14 July 2020

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Onboarding whilst social distancing

Reward Consultancy | Employee engagement | Employee communications | HR Technology | Employee Experience | Covid-19

Onboarding is such a crucial part of any new hire’s impressions of their employer. Get it right and they’ll be engaged and productive; get it wrong and it’s hard to recover for both sides. But how to go about it when normal life is suspended?

Posted by Andrew Walker on
23 April 2020

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2019’s top 5 workplace benefits 

HR Reward | Reward Consultancy | Benefits intelligence | Employee engagement | Annual Leave | Flexible working | Agile working | Culture | Productivity | Wellbeing | Flexible Benefits | Employee Experience

Senior Consultant Ben Rowley picks his top 5 benefits of 2019, which deliver the holy trinity of being valued by staff, boosting engagement, and providing a good return on investment.

Posted by Ben Rowley on
03 December 2019

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Hidden disabilities: how to ensure your workplace is inclusive to all

HR Reward | Reward Consultancy | Motivation | Employee engagement | Flexible working | Agile working | Culture | Total reward | Productivity | Wellbeing | Employee Experience

Many employees struggle with health conditions which have a severe impact on daily life, but can be difficult to discuss in a work context. Innecto's Justine Woolf discusses how employers can support those with hidden disabilities to make sure they are reaching their full potential.

Posted by Justine Woolf on
26 November 2019

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The pros and cons of increasing pay flexibility: is this the end for the weekly/monthly payroll?

HR Reward | Reward Consultancy | Motivation | Pay & Reward | Benefits intelligence | Employee engagement | Salary sacrifice | HR Technology | Low Pay | Financial Wellbeing | Employee Experience

Many companies are allowing a flexible approach towards payroll so employees can avoid the spiralling debt associated with payday loans. But is this a good idea in practice? Senior Consultant James Bigus takes a look at the pros and cons.

Posted by James Bigus on
19 November 2019

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Employee Experience: Maintaining Peak Performance in the Modern Workforce

Performance Management | Performance | Employee Experience

As we focus on maintaining peak performance in the modern world, it is important to remember that lens we are looking through is that of employee experience. How do we enhance our day to day work experiences, using the insights we can generate often through data, to help us get better return on investment and boost our experience at work?

Posted by Justine Woolf on
20 August 2019

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