Employee engagement advice from our experts, clients and HR friends

Blog Category: Employee Engagement

Engaging our own employees and those of our clients is at the heart of everything we do at Reward Gateway. We believe that happier, engaged employees make better decisions, work harder for their customers, and innovate more for their organisation. We see this every day in our own people.
We want to see a world where happier, more engaged employees make stronger, more resilient businesses and organizations. We love helping HR and Benefits managers build that world.
Employee engagement is about more than reward & benefits. We believe companies need people who are clear about where they are going, see great management and leadership on a daily basis, understand the connection between their role and the organization’s mission AND feel rewarded for their work. Stay up to date with our vision for employee engagement by subscribing to our blog.

Blog Category: Employee Benefits

We help employers around the world to connect with their staff using great employee benefits, reward systems and communications. It’s never been more important to provide employee benefits programs that work and engage their staff on a human level.
As a business owner, HR or Benefits manager, you want to be confident that you are providing the best employee benefits, so that the engagement within your company is the best it can possibly be.
Subscribe to our blog to stay up to date with the latest in employee benefits strategy.

Blog Category: Wellbeing

Employee wellbeing is a hot topic in HR and Benefits at the moment. At Reward Gateway we’re really interested in seeing how company wellness initiatives evolve over the coming years, and what the concept of employee wellness means to different organizations. We believe that employee wellbeing is not just being physically healthy, but happy and financially stable too. Our bold new vision for corporate wellbeing includes the evolution of technology with an ever more health-conscious world. Subscribe to our blog to keep up to date with employee wellness trends and how we're supporting wellbeing initiatives.

Blog Category: Open & Honest Communication

Employee engagement doesn’t happen on it’s own. At Reward Gateway, we understand that you only get great uptake to the employee benefits you offer if you communicate in the right way to your employees. With more than 1,000 global clients, Reward Gateway has more experience than anyone else in getting the message out to different workforce demographics, whatever your industry, employee split or company size. Subscribe to our blog to learn how to master your communications strategy.

Blog Category: Purpose, Meaning and Values

At Reward Gateway, we understand that having strong culture and values has a huge impact on driving successful businesses, and it’s something we’re very passionate about. Our own culture and values are the foundation of everything we do because we realize that it’s only when your employees are bought in that you can have a truly engaged workforce.
Culture can mean a lot of different things to different companies, and we’re really interested in what it means to you. The growing trend in flexible working, creative perks and rising trust in employees as human beings, all point to an exciting future in which the working world looks nothing like the old. Stay up to date with the debate on employee culture and subscribe to our blog.

Blog Category: Leadership & Management

Here at Reward Gateway we know that leadership has nothing to do with titles and fame, nothing to do with personal attributes and ego stroking, nothing to do with hierarchy and applause. We believe that leadership is doing more, learning more, and aiming high. It’s about problem-solving, and getting more out of our people so that they believe in themselves and achieve their goals.
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Blog Category: Company News

News and announcements from Reward Gateway – The Employee Engagement People. Read what’s new in our company, latest products and happenings.

Are you barking up the wrong tree with your reward programme design?

by Debra Corey on September 27, 2016

Go to any park and you’ll see a very strange phenomenon which I’ve heard called the ‘canine mini-me’ phenomenon.  You know what I mean, the woman with the long flowing hair walking an elegant afghan, the short and slightly overweight man walking a pug . . . . you get the idea. 

To add to this, studies have shown that there is often a strong correlation between how owners and dogs act, having similar personalities and behavioral traits.  

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Topics: Employee Benefits

Five ways to ensure employee engagement in your workplace

by Amanda Kross | brightspot on September 22, 2016

Guest post by brightspot

At brightspot, we're a little obsessed with how the workplace can enhance employee engagement through more than just design.

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Topics: Purpose, Meaning and Values, Culture, Engagement

The simple move that increased our employee survey response by 30 percent

by Catrin Lewis on September 20, 2016
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Topics: Engagement, Open & Honest Communication

26+ ways to boost your benefits strategy [eBook]

by Chloe Deiulis on September 19, 2016

As an HR professional, showcasing and centralising your benefits can be a tough task. But it doesn't have to be. From segmenting communications to creating a top-notch content strategy, you can deliver increased employee benefits uptake and better employee engagement. In our latest eBook, we explore:

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Topics: Employee Benefits, Employee Discounts

Lighting the Spark: Simplicity and Simon Sinek

by Robert Hicks on September 16, 2016


Simon Sinek | Source

In life, there are some people who make things easy for you, some people who make things complicated, and some, well, just make everything make sense. And for me, Simon Sinek is someone who does exactly that. 

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Topics: Leadership & Management, Engagement

Give your new employees a “back to school” welcome

by Sarah Akanbi on September 12, 2016

It’s September, so many kids across the globe are gearing up ready to start a new year in school. But even if your neck of the wood isn't celebrating the return to the classroom, it's easy to recall that feeling of excitement alongside anticipation of the unknown; a bit like new employees joining your organisation. It made me wonder, why shouldn’t we capture that feeling of excitement and build on it?

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Topics: Learning & Development, Culture

11 design and brand tips to create engaging employee communications

by Sevil Rahimova on September 9, 2016

Building a brand and understanding good design can have a huge impact on company culture, engaging your staff, and developing the identity of your business. When defining your culture or putting together a communications piece it’s important to understand how good design and branding and can make your messages much more powerful, lasting and engaging.

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Topics: Open & Honest Communication

Part Two: Implementing an employee discounts programme? Avoid these common mistakes.

by Debra Corey on September 6, 2016
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Topics: Employee Benefits, Employee Discounts

Part One: Implementing a discounts programme? Avoid these common mistakes.

by Debra Corey on August 30, 2016

An employee discounts programme can be a powerful and engaging employee benefit. In fact, it’s often one of the most valued benefits to many employees in many organisations. However, as with any benefit, the effectiveness is only as good as how it’s developed and communicated, both at launch and on an ongoing basis.

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Topics: Employee Benefits, Employee Discounts

How to welcome employees back from sabbatical or long-term leave (the right way!)

by Sarah Akanbi on August 30, 2016

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Topics: Engagement, Open & Honest Communication