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The headquarters of Perkbox, close to Blackfriars Bridge, practically scream millennial from the moment you cross the threshold.
Businesses debate two politically charged hot potatoes: immigration and finding the right talent in a post- Brexit world.
The Telegraph Connect – 31.10.2016
Saurav Chopra, co-founder of employee benefits website, Perkbox, talks about following in his father’s footsteps, haemorrhaging cash early on, and changing the business model three times.
Yahoo Finance – 28.10.2016
Tennis star Andy Murray has backed two more early stage UK tech companies on crowdfunding platform Seedrs, bringing his startup portfolio up to 17 companies.
Real Business – 26.10.2016
In the words of Rihana, “work, work, work” – the word “work” being on an almost constant loop. Hear it enough times and the song will start to loose its glamour. Similarly, the more you work, the more stuck in a routine you become – unless you’re a die hard fan of what you do. It’s just life, and not enough bosses seem to know how to flip the resulting staff unhappiness around.
Yahoo Finance – 27.10.2016
If that’s what you wanna do: Pharrell Williams performs “Happy” at the Grammys.
If sorry is the hardest word, then in business perhaps ‘thank-you’ is equally troublesome.
But for an estimated 6.5 million employees, a simple ‘well done, thanks’ could go a long way to making for a happier and more productive workforce.
Draper Esprit Blog – 27.10.2016
We are very pleased to announce our latest investment in Perkbox, the fast growing employee and customer engagement company, based in London. When we were introduced to the Perkbox team earlier this year, we were instantly struck by the strong culture within the company and the excitement they are generating for their customers. They definitely deserve a “Sales Superstar” badge, one of the features users of their platform can award their best employees.
TechCrunch – 26.10.2016
Perkbox, a U.K. startup that offers an employee engagement platform to help companies retain employees (and customers), has picked up £2.5 million in backing from publicly-listed European VC Draper Esprit.
The Times – 24.10.2016
Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life, according to the proverb. While many might question the accuracy of such claims in 2016, 70 per cent of full-time employees say that they are happy in their work.
Forbes – 21.10.2016
When failure looms, perseverance is the answer; that was the lesson that Saurav Chopra, founder of Perkbox, learned from his father, who ran one of the largest insulation businesses in India. “He showed me the benefits of never giving up, no matter how hard things might be,” he says.
The Daily Mail – 21.10.2016
Perkbox, a perks and benefits company launched in January with a £350,000 investment from Zoopla boss Alex Chesterman and angel investor Sherry Coutu, is seeking £1.5 million in funding via crowdfunding website Seedrs from tomorrow.
Perkbox customer BYPHS talks to Reward Guide about how to keep staff happy, engaged and rewarded - even in a charity.
Reward Guide – 12.10.2016
In a high stress industry where payment for difficult work is often in kind, one charity has gone above and beyond other organisations to ensure its workers remain happy, engaged and rewarded.
Personnel Today – 17.10.2016
Next Stage was nominated for the Employee Benefits Award at the Personnel Today Awards, 2016. It’s partnership with Perkbox is one of the reasons for their nomination.
Pub & Bar – 10.10.2016
The way in which one can run a pub, a group of pubs or even a pub company have been evolving over the years. Saurav Chopra, Perkbox CEO explains how to make a pub franchise appealing.
Personnel Today – 09.09.2016
LONDON – 9 September 2016 – Perkbox, UK’s largest and fastest growing benefits provider has scooped the Flexible and Voluntary Benefits Provider of the Year award at the WSB (Workplace Savings and Benefits) Awards 2016 held at Royal Garden Hotel, London, last night.
Employee engagment platform Perkbox unveils "Happiness Lab" creative space in new London offices for HR, L and D and employee engagement professionals
Personnel Today – 19.08.2016
Perkbox, the award-winning employee engagement and reward & recognition platform, which was this year cited no.2 in the Startups100 index recognising it as one of the fastest growing and most successful start-ups in the country, unveils its ‘Happiness Lab’ creative space within its new London office in Blackfriars.
The Carer UK – 15.08.2016
In a challenging sector where payment is often in kind, showing appreciation for care staff has never been more important. Reward and recognition ensures qualified carers not only stay committed to working for your organisation, but also stay committed to working in an industry afflicted by an alarming talent deficit.
Perkbox wins Everline Future 50 Award for sitting in the top 50 Most Disruptive British businesses in 2016
The Carer – 09.08.2016
A few months on from winning a spot in the prestigious Everline Future 50, Co-founder and CMO of Perkbox Chieu Cao explains how happy he was to win and what is next for the employee engagement platform.
Care Talk – 08.2016
That Britain is on the cusp of a care crisis is a well documented issue. The sector has long laid victim to austerity cuts that has stifled vital services to the vulnerable people reliant on support to achieve a quality of life that the majority of us may take for granted.
Perkbox highly commended in the Reward Guide VIB Awarwds for 'Best product for making pay go further'
Reward Guide – 13.07.2016
Celebrating the best in reward strategies and practice in all types of organisations, the Very Important Benefit Awards (VIBs) were a success yet again. Alongside an evening of food, drinks, networking and familiar faces, we announced our winners for the categories.
The Times – 10.07.2016
Within months of Saurav Chopra and Chieu Cao starting up a website offering deals on stationery and printing, they were haemorrhaging cash. “It was a shock to the system,” said Chopra.
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