Every year hundreds of workers across the country will hit long new service milestones, showing unwavering loyalty to their companies and jobs whether it's been 5 years or 20 years. They deserve to be rewarded, and that's where we come in.
It’s more important than ever that HR and business leaders ensure their teams feel appreciated and valued in the workplace, especially in regard to individuals displaying loyalty to the company. The longer an employee has worked for a company, the more effort that individual has shown and therefore the bigger the returning reward should be. At the same time, shorter stints such as one year milestones should equally be celebrated, especially during the ongoing pandemic. Research has shown that long service award schemes are instrumental in reducing staff turnover by a whopping 20%.
In addition, memories say more than cash ever can and that’s why employees prefer physical experiences over monetary rewards. The simple act of acknowledging long service boosts team morale and promotes a feeling of positivity within the workplace. We’re here to offer a variety of ways that HR and business leaders can celebrate and acknowledge employees’ loyal service.
Virgin Experience Days Gift Card
With over 3,000 experiences, including 103 virtual ones, we’ve got something to suit just about every employee. From afternoon tea to fine dining at Michelin star restaurants to supercar blasts around Silverstone, to indoor sky diving, we've got it and you can gift it as a lovely service award. The gift card can be loaded with any value from £5 right up to £2,500. The card can be gifted either physically or via an e-voucher. Rewarding digitally is a great way to publicly celebrate your team’s milestones and encourages a contactless exchange.
Leisure Vouchers Gift Card
Thank employees with leisure vouchers. Redeemable at more than 5,000 UK locations, Leisure Vouchers Gift Card is great for employees wherever they are in the country and is an ideal reward that employees can look forward to using, just as soon as it’s safe to go out and about. With lots of everyday brands such as Premier Inn, Away Resorts, Pizza Express, Harvester, Laithwaite's Wine, Halfords, TGI Friday's, American Golf and many more fantastic brands, Leisure Vouchers make a great substitution for cash. The leisure voucher gift card offers staff flexibility to choose their rewards. The card’s value can be put towards a whole range of things from days out to high-street purchases to meals with loved ones. You simply load the gift card or e-voucher from £5 - £500 and give your colleagues something they can look forward too.
Virgin Gift Card
With the average worker staying at their job for 4 and a half years, it’s now more crucial than ever for HR and business leaders to go that extra mile in rewarding employees who have stayed for 10, 15 or 20+ years. The Virgin Gift Card is a passport to the world of Virgin, offering extra special VIP rewards for Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Wines, Virgin Holidays, Virgin Balloon Flights and Virgin Experience Days.
If employees are offered greater job fulfilment and rewarded for a display of loyalty, they will, in return feel more invested in their work, which will ultimately benefit your wider company and its culture.
Gift Fun Experiences
From online cooking classes to arts and crafts sessions, and tutored gin tastings, there’s a fun experience to reward every employee. Not only will such experiences show your employees that you value their loyalty, but it will also provide them with unforgettable memories and allow them to choose something that interests them.