In an industry where retention is such a bug-bear, employee motivation is an ongoing priority. Generations X and Y now expect more reward than simply a salary cheque and end of year bonus. They expect work to be an enriching experience, to be something which challenges them but which is also fun, to be something which fits in with their other life commitments, and to make them feel valued and appreciated. Employers have increasingly responded by implementing new benefits and perks to help set them apart from the regular ‘here’s your pay packet, what more do you want?’ brigade. Crèches, or baby care facilities, are now familiar sites at many workplaces, an increasing workforce now has the option to work some or all of their time from home, and financial benefits such as transport season ticket loans have long been a regular feature.
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