HR Zone looks at the strangest incentives offered to employees. Are we a nation obsessed with freebies?
Our theme for this article was inspired by a national survey that looked at how us brits are mad for anything we can get our hands on for free.
The crucial research emerged from the National Incentive Survey to publicise its forthcoming exhibition. While it may not say much for the remuneration strategies of UK business, the survey proved that business showed no lack of imagination when it came to showering their employees with desirable trinkets.
Among the most exciting offers reported were:
Other findings from the survey in contrast, some of the best incentive gifts included a flight on Concorde, a trip on the Orient-Express, jewellery, a car, a spa day, a day at Silverstone and shopping vouchers.
HR Zone would like to hear about your strangest incentives at work.
Go on, then. Surprise us. Show that your company can be even more off-the-wall. What are the weirdest goodies you’ve received at work – or would like to receive.
To get you inspired, the HR Zone team has devised its own incentive list. The following list was devised after a series of extensive surveys – in other words we asked the guys in the office:
Share your motivational experiences with the rest of the community! Do you believe a plastic frog motivates employee’s more than a £500 salary increase. Have your say by clicking on the “add comments” link at the foot of the article.