Entries by Martin Cooper

9 corporate perks top talent can’t ignore

Corporate perks are one of the big ways companies are fighting the war for talent. A war that, according to the ONS, is intensifying. It’s ever-more important for your business to find creative ways to attract and keep quality staff. But corporate perks aren’t just about blinding staff with cheap, glitzy gifts. Quality employees are […]

7 easy tricks to improve employee long service awards

Most employee long service award schemes, if they even exist, are not great. And that’s us being polite. They’re mostly poorly managed, badly executed afterthoughts. Very few companies give their service awards the proper attention. Even fewer back that up with the right rewards. No one really wants to hear that. But it’s the ugly […]

Everyone forgets one important thing about plastic gift cards

Plastic gift cards can be reloadable! We want to banish the idea that plastic gift cards are single-use, disposable products. We stock reloadable gift cards that offer real long-term value. Reloading takes a one-off gift and turns it into a reward mechanism that works for years. Reload your own gift card Reloading plastic gift cards […]

Service awards should start at one year. Here’s why:

Service awards are something we always advocate for. But most companies leave it a few years to get them started. We see our clients waiting until an employee has five, ten or even 20 years of service before they start recognising their staff. In our opinion, that’s far too late. Service awards should start at one […]