Organisations that celebrate employee loyalty and are looking for corporate reward ideas for long service awards can expect employees to feel appreciated, valued and may help with people staying for much longer. When done right, rewarding people for staying at the same company for a number of years can lead to increased employee happiness, a better company culture, and help retain talent. Key work anniversaries are a cause for celebration and indicate to both new recruits and clients that you support your employees during their careers and are genuinely invested in their individual development.
With your knowledge of what makes your people tick, we’re here to make your long service awards special and personable! Here are 10 ideas of fun experiences you can reward your colleagues with, to celebrate their work anniversaries.
Fortnum & Mason Champagne Afternoon Tea for Two in The Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon – £120
Treat tea lovers to this iconic British treat by having Afternoon Tea in Fortnum’s elegant Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon.
Opened by HM The Queen, the Tea Salon has established itself as one of London’s most stylish destinations. Guests will be served a host of sweet and savoury delights, from traditional finger sandwiches to exquisite cakes and freshly-baked scones served with clotted cream and Fortnum’s preserves.
Triple Driving Legends Experience with High Speed Passenger Ride – £99
Guests can choose three models from the impressive fleet, which ranges from rage buggies, drifts and 4x4s to F1 single seaters, the latest Lamborghinis and Ferraris and so many more. Following a drivers briefing with an experienced and qualified instructor, guests will drive their first chosen car for three miles around the track, or Blast for vehicles like Rally, Rage, Drift, HGV and more. Then, they’ll drive their second chosen vehicle for a further three miles or Blast and the third for their final three miles or Blast. As part of the experience, guests will also enjoy a heart-racing high-speed ride in a performance saloon.
Two Night Classic British Inn Break for Two – £192
Treat people to some well deserved relaxation with this Two Night Classic British Inn Break for Two, available across 49 locations.
Greene King has dozens of handpicked hotels in the most beautiful parts of the country. City, town or village, you’re sure to find the perfect location for your stay. Ranging from lively venues to more tranquil inns, the accent is on genuine hospitality and a good night’s sleep and topped with cooked or continental breakfast each morning of your stay.
Visit to The View from The Shard and Three Course Meal at Marco Pierre White’s London Steakhouse Co for Two – £111
Treat your colleagues to indulge in a slice of the high life together, with entry to The View from The Shard for Two, followed by an exquisite three-course meal at Marco Pierre White’s London Steakhouse Co.
An icon amidst the city’s skyline, Western Europe’s tallest building is renowned for its magnificent architecture, 5* hospitality, and sweeping 360-degree views across the city below. Guests can take in the sights at their leisure, both in Level 69’s indoor viewing gallery and on Level 72’s spectacular open-air platform, offering views for up to 40 miles in every direction. Stylish dining, high quality-steaks, mouth-watering starters and a range of timeless puddings are all hallmarks at Marco Pierre White’s award-winning London Steakhouse Co.
Weekday Sunrise Virgin Hot Air Balloon Flight – £140
One of our most popular corporate reward ideas for long service awards is the chance to travel sky high from one of over 100 locations nationwide, and see the world from an unforgettable new perspective aboard one of Virgin’s iconic red balloons. Treat people to see the sunrise like never before with this truly stunning experience.
Guests will take to the skies on their 60 minute morning adventure, they’ll be able to breathe in spectacular 360 degree panoramas and uninhibited views for miles in all directions all the while experiencing a unique sense of freedom.
Two Course Meal with Prosecco for Two at Raymond Blanc’s White Brasserie Gastro Pubs – £44
Gift your colleagues a two-course meal with prosecco at an award-winning White Brasserie Company pub. A family of British pubs with a French brasserie twist, guests can expect mouth-watering seasonal fare, outstanding wines, and winning hospitality. Every White Brasserie Company pub is packed with character, each offering something a little different yet reassuringly familiar. Your colleagues can enjoy a 125ml glass of prosecco on arrival, and choose two courses from delicious starters, mains and desserts from the specially selected set menu.
The Amber Collection Voucher With 155 Multiple Experience Choices – £50
Often employers can struggle to choose the ‘right’ gift for their employees, which is why this gift voucher is so helpful and exciting, relaxing, adventurous or tasty! It all depends on which experience your recipient decides upon.
With an assortment of options from energy treatments to walking tours and afternoon teas in impressive locations to glamorous photoshoots, this gift voucher is sure to bring a smile to anybody’s face. Recipients can take their pick of 155 experiences across 419 locations. And the price is not displayed on the voucher itself, so you can gift in confidence.
The Indigo Collection Voucher With 139 Multiple Experience Choices – £75
For a gift like no other, choose this special Indigo Collection voucher. Experience options include golf, sightseeing and afternoon teas – ideal for the person who’s into everything, they’ll be able to choose their own experience so you don’t have to worry about getting it right!
With clay pigeon shooting and ice climbing on the list, this experience can be anything from relaxing and easy going to chilling, thrilling and uber exciting. Recipients can take their pick of 139 experiences across 314 locations. Again, the price is not displayed on the voucher itself, so you can gift a wonderful surprise for a Long Service Award.
Virgin Experience Days Gift Card
Gift people a Virgin Experience Days Gift Card, it’s the flexible and thoughtful way to treat an employee to something they’ll absolutely love. You simply load from £5 – £2,500 and decide if you’d like this delivered as a physical gift card or an e-voucher. Your recipient can then choose from 3000+ experiences they’d like to book for themselves, or with their family & friends.
Virgin Gift Card
The Virgin Gift Card will give your employee exclusive access to the wonderful world of Virgin, all through one great card. It’s perfect for extra-special anniversaries. With 24 months validity, the Virgin Gift Card is welcomed at Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Holidays, Virgin Balloons, Virgin Wines, Virgin Pure, Virgin Experience Days and the luxury world of Virgin Limited Edition. You simply choose a value from £5 and load onto the gift card to give out to your team members. You can gift this as a physical gift card or a digital voucher.
Long service rewards are an opportunity for employers to show just how well they know their most loyal employees and offer them a unique gift that’s perfectly matched to their interests, something exciting and memorable for years to come! To find more info on corporate reward ideas for long service awards, get in touch below: