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.

Don't miss the mark with your employee benefits principles

by Debra Corey on October 21, 2016
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Topics: Employee Benefits, Leadership & Management

Q&A with Rob Kettmann: How do I make my internal communications video look good?

by Chloe Deiulis on October 20, 2016


It might sound a little contradictory, but even as Reward Gateway’s blog manager, I know that not everyone loves the written word as much as I do. Trying to reach your workforce and get them excited about a new benefit, relay an important company update or introduce a new member of the leadership team can be done in print (or digitally), but in today’s fast-paced world, video is the perfect complement to other forms of content, especially for your internal communications.

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Topics: Open & Honest Communication

How to fine-tune your SMART employee wellbeing goals

by Lucy Tallick on October 18, 2016

Whether we are in a management role or simply planning our short or long term strategy, goal setting is absolutely essential in motivating our employees and creating an environment where we can all succeed.

Here at Reward Gateway we love all things "Smart." we have SmartHub®, SmartSpending, SmartTech and now of course, our new wellbeing product for the UK, SmartFit™.

So it’s no surprise that when we work on our planning, goal setting and strategy we like to keep it really simple by using SMART goal setting.

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Topics: Wellbeing

Four of our favorite HR time savers for small teams

by Bekkie Wetz on October 14, 2016

What would you do with all the time in the world? At work, toiling away on administrative tasks can zap hours from your day, leaving little to no time to rejuvenate and engage your workforce. That’s especially true if you have a small team (or even a team of one!). But by using the right tools in your daily tasks, you can keep your workforce happy, while getting back a few hours of your work life.

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Topics: Leadership & Management

Can you explain employee engagement in five minutes? Ready, set, go!

by Debra Corey on October 11, 2016

Picture this, you have five minutes to not only explain employee engagement to a room full of HR professionals, but you have to do so in a disruptive way. This was the challenge I was given when I agreed to speak at the recent DisruptHR event held in London, with the brief being to ‘energize, inform and empower executives, business leaders and people in the HR field.’ Easy? Absolutely not.  fun? Definitely!

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Topics: Leadership & Management, Engagement

How to explain the ROI (or VOI) of your employee wellbeing programme

by Lucy Tallick on October 7, 2016
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Topics: Employee Benefits, Wellbeing

Introducing: Our new employee wellbeing solution for the UK

by Charlie Lofthouse on October 5, 2016

We've got some exciting news to share with you. Last week, we introduced SmartFit™, a way to enable physical wellbeing for all your employees. With national coverage across the UK, SmartFit™ offers discounts to a wide range of fitness activities, including: 

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Topics: Employee Benefits, Company News, Wellbeing

Our latest success story is a "force" to be reckoned with

by Chloe Deiulis on October 4, 2016

No matter what stage you’re in on your employee engagement journey, it always helps to hear from those who have succeeded (and maybe even struggled a little) along the way.

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Topics: Employee Benefits

How I launched an entire employee benefit campaign while 6,000 miles away

by Catrin Lewis on October 3, 2016

It’s very common as an Internal Communications person to be working in a small team. Perhaps there’s two of you or maybe, just like me, you’re a lone ranger; a one woman (or man) team.

Being a team of one for internal communications can have its benefits, however everyone needs a break. And for this “team,” the clock doesn’t stop, even if I’m away from my desk.

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Topics: Employee Benefits, Open & Honest Communication

How can you solve the employee wellbeing dilemma? [Infographic]

by Chloe Deiulis on September 28, 2016

How can HR professionals tackle the employee wellbeing dilemma? Check out our infographic to see how lack of wellbeing in the workplace is affecting productivity and engagement:

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Topics: Employee Benefits, Wellbeing