People Matter

5 Top Tips for entering

7 March 2023 by Natalie Fresen
Writing a good awards entry doesn’t need to be challenging. Here are a few simple steps that you can follow to improve your chances of success:  Understand the criteria: Before you start writing, make sure you understand the criteria that the awards are based on. Make sure you are clear on what the judges areRead more >

Employees consider recognition an important part of “happiness at work”

2 February 2023 by Natalie Fresen
nvesting time and resources in recognising positive contributions to the workplace has real value when it comes to employee satisfaction and of course, retention. According to Shopify, as many as 82% of employees are happier when they’re recognised in the workplace, and those who don’t feel recognized are twice as likely to quit. When done right, employee recognition canRead more >

A little thank you goes a long way

2 February 2023 by Natalie Fresen
Recognition – the act of expressing gratitude – can have an immensely positive psychological impact on employee motivation, job satisfaction, and overall well-being. Not only that, but gratitude creates a domino effect within the business. Showing appreciation towards someone is likely to inspire that person to “pay it forward” and thank others. Research shows that whenRead more >

5 Reasons to enter the People in Retail Awards

2 February 2023 by Natalie Fresen
What we love about The People in Retail awards are that they focus on the positives and send employees a clear message that what they’re doing really matters. We feel this is inspirational and can give businesses the edge. Here are 5 reasons to enter the People in Retail Awards: Employee motivation: The People inRead more >

Looking to better engage with your retail employees in 2023?

17 January 2023 by Natalie Fresen
If you’re going to create and maintain employee engagement, you need to show that you value your employees. Last week we shared our views on the importance of feeling valued. Today, we want to look at why and how to make your teams feel valued through recognising and rewarding those who meet and go beyondRead more >

Building a culture based on values

13 January 2023 by Natalie Fresen
Beaverbrooks, Ribble Cycle and Tesco agree, investing in your people is a non-negotiable and one of the most important (and attractive) employee benefits.   2023 is the year of People If you want to smash your business goals in 2023, you need to be able to attract, retain, and grow top talent within your organisation. AndRead more >