Case Study: Northern Rail keeps Christmas perks

Northern Rail will not be reducing Christmas perks for its 4,800-strong workforce this year.

As it did last year, the company will distribute a retail voucher worth £25 to each member of staff in December to reward them for their hard work throughout the year.

The vouchers, provided by Grass Roots, can be put towards items from several retailers, including Sainsbury’s, River Island, Marks and Spencer, and Wallis.

Jane Lawrence, internal communications manager at Northern Rail, says: “We have had a great year because we have had a high number of trains arriving on time.

“We have a process of rewarding people and this is a way of giving something back at Christmas when everyone wants to have a good time. It is a thank-you for all the hard work through the year.”

Read more on motivation at: www.employeebenefits.co.uk/benefits/staff-motivation.html