Liven up your employees’ work-life balance and encourage your people to learn new skills and get inspired with new endeavours. Here’s a round-up of popular new employee experiences this month that you can gift as a corporate reward to increase employee engagement and motivation.
It’s time for your co-workers to take to the track in a racing supercharged Ariel Atom. With over 300bhp and 0-60 time of just 2.7 seconds, this is a truly electrifying drive. With one to one instruction throughout, your co-workers will be able to put their Atom through its paces for eight laps of the track. With additional touches from the team, including Formula Renault racing wheels and slicks, this is the ultimate way to experience this unique supercar. As well as 3 sighting laps to help participants ace the racing line, they’ll take to the passenger seat of a performance saloon for a high-speed lap from the instructor.
Any animal lovers in the workplace? They’ll love to make some new long ear friends with this Donkey Meet, Greet and Walk with a Picnic for Two at Dashing Donkeys. With over 10 years’ experience working with donkeys, your recipients will have the unique opportunity to get up close and personal with friendly animals. Embarking on a group donkey adventure, controlling and walking them whilst meeting other wildlife on the way. After working up an appetite, visitors will enjoy drinks and a freshly made picnic to enjoy in the company of the donkeys.
A reward for those with an interest in the music industry, get them one step closer with Music Lessons with a Professional Musician. Across four 60 minute sessions, a professional musician will offer you expert coaching in an instrument of your choice, selecting either drum, guitar, bass guitar or vocal. In a friendly and comfortable environment, the lessons will be entirely tailored to you, in terms of desired style, genre and ability. Taking place in state-of-the-art music studios, this is sure to be a one-of-a-kind experience.
Get your people ready for a truly unforgettable experience with this Intensive Cookery Masterclass with Jean-Christophe Novelli and Overnight Stay at Sopwell House. Regarded as one of the best cookery schools in the world, the masterclass will take place in the relaxed surroundings of the Novelli Academy. Jean-Christophe will share unique techniques and tricks of the trade as the participants elevate their cookery skills to new levels. His passion and creativity are infectious – just wait and see! Let one of the UK’s most outstanding chefs show your colleagues how it’s done, culminating in a three-course meal prepared by the expert himself and his brilliant team. The amazing day will be topped off in fitting style with an overnight stay at a nearby hotel.
Treat your team members with the chance to delve into the fascinating world of beer during this Tour with Beer Tasting for Two at Northern Monk Brewery. Embarking on a comprehensive tour around Northern Monk’s original brewery site at the Old Flax Store, your recipients will receive a detailed talk about the brewing methods, as well as the history and story behind Northern Monk. Continuing their beer education with a sample of the brewery’s core range beers with three one-third’s of beer each and a pint of Faith each.
Reward your employees’ in style with this Mediterranean Brunch Party including Bottomless Efes Pilsener Beer or Brut Luna DOC Prosecco for Two at Azura, London. The two recipients will enjoy an alfresco dining experience in Azura’s vibrant garden or roof terrace space. They’ll enjoy a choice of mouth-watering starters, mains and desserts, thoughtfully accompanied by two hours of bottomless prosecco or beer. Live DJs and Musicians will be on hand throughout to help create the perfect party atmosphere.
Treat your lucky team members to an unforgettable meal with this Beef Wellington Experience with Cocktail for Two at one of Gordon Ramsay’s Street Kitchen restaurants. An experience made for sharing, the Beef Wellington Experience is a true homage to Gordon Ramsay’s classic dish. Guests can relax in the sleek and casual surroundings of Heddon Street Kitchen or Bread Street Kitchen & Bar (4 locations) with a cocktail on arrival, and enjoy a stunning starter to share, with the Beef Wellington served to the table. Round things off with a dessert!
Are your colleagues ready to get adventurous with this Aqueduct Canoe Tour for Two? Located in the beautiful Dee Valley, the two recipients will canoe over the highest aqueduct in the world, the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct. Taking in the incredible surrounding scenery of the Dee Valley and wildlife. Guided by the experienced Bearded Men staff, the group will take part in a series of games and challenges along the way. For those daring enough, they can take a gaze over the 126ft drop overlooking the River Dee while calming flowing along. Situated a short distance from Llangollen, this activity is the perfect addition to a day discovering the wonders of North Wales.
To truly show your people some appreciation, gift them an escape to the Lake District’s award-winning Quiet Site for two nights of spectacular glamping. The spacious Gingerbread House can cosily home up to two adults and three children, so the whole clan can get together for this latest adventure. Highly insulated and attractive, this base for the nights is set amongst some of the region’s most stunning scenery. Inside, there is a soft-sleep ledge, W/C, Shower, seating, a table, ground sources produced heating, electric and USB points. On the campsite, guests can find extensive facilities such as a bar, shop, a games room and local walk sheet to help make the most out of their stay.
Treat the team to some serious self-care with this Infrared Sauna and Floatation Pod Experience at Soul Spa Float Centre. After a brief tour of the facilities, your recipients receive full instructions from a trained member of the team. Kick-starting the relaxation in the sauna, before moving downstairs to the float room. Floatation complete, guests can enjoy a tea and sorbet in the relaxation room as well as use of the styling room, complete with hair dryers and straighteners.
The Virgin Experience Days Gift Card
Not sure exactly what your colleagues might like? Let them unlock the world of experiences with a Virgin Experience Days Gift Card so they can choose a gift that is truly unique and unforgettable. Your recipient will be able to choose from experiences all across the country including adventure activities, driving experiences, spa, scenic cruises and so much more! As well as being able to choose from any of September’s new experiences. Find out more below: