We offer the latest insights into reward management to the people who need to know about it. If you are looking for insightful research, advice and guidance on the UK employee reward scene, we will save you the time and trouble.
We bring the latest thinking and research in reward management to you through an award winning web site, electronic newsletters, journals and reports, as well as conferences and courses. Our high quality, relevant information and guidance helps you improve your knowledge and understanding, form intelligent views and opinions and achieve your highest potential in reward management.
October 1999 - e-reward.co.uk launched
Did you know e-reward.co.uk was the UK’s first web site dedicated solely to reward management? Launched in October 1999 by Michael Armstrong and Paul Thompson, it is now widely recognised as the UK's most comprehensive, popular and innovative reward web site. Quite simply, e-reward.co.uk is a unique source of expertise and up-to-the-minute information on a wide variety of reward topics. And it’s still completely free.
June 2002 - New research programme unveiled
In June 2002, e-reward launched its ongoing original research programme. Its purpose is to advance the theory and practice of reward management among UK practitioners and others with an interest in how employees are rewarded at work.
Our research findings are published, in full, in a series of monthly research reports. This extensive body of research comprises a collection of case studies, surveys and toolkits on contemporary reward issues. Often proclaimed as "the answers we’ve been looking for", they provide high-quality information and advice in an easy-to-read format.
Solutions and ready-to-apply techniques are always highlighted and they are researched and written by the team at e-reward. These highly praised reports are available on paid-subscription only. To find out more visit the "Research report zone"
September 2002 - E-reward.co.uk wins five-star rating
E-reward.co.uk was awarded the top five-star rating by the Emerald Management web site in its review of the best of the web in 2002. According to the reviewers, e-reward.co.uk is "attractive, current and easy to navigate, presents insightful advice, analysis and research on all aspects of compensation and benefits". Emerald publishes the world's widest range of management and library and information services journals.
February 2006 - The Reward Quarter launched
The first issue of our new quarterly journal was published, as part of our commitment to providing you with clear analysis and practical insights into the reward issues of the day. Packed with short readable articles, to-the-point advice and quick tips, we hope it will become one of your favourite reward management reads. The Reward Quarter is easy to dip in and out of, so keep it on hand for a coffee break or when you need a bit of inspiration.
Best of all, it’s completely free of charge and is available in PDF format to all those on our mailing list.
June 2011 - GRP certifcation courses and exams launched
E-reward.co.uk and WorldatWork are both globally recognised companies within the reward field. Now we’ve joined together to launch WorldatWork Society of Certified Professionals’ internationally-recognised GRP qualification for reward professionals in the UK.
Whether it’s on your business card or CV, the GRP® designation signifies expertise, professionalism and belonging to the foremost community of colleagues in your field. GRP stands for "Global Remuneration Professional". This elite, certified group set themselves apart by demonstrating knowledge, excellence and a commitment to the reward profession.
More than 6,500 reward specialists and HR professionals with an interest in reward now subscribe to our web site service and receive our free e-newsletter, ereward bites. A half of these subscribers are employed at manager of director level. We are pretty confident that we have the largest email database of reward managers in the UK.
Meanwhile, our annual conference is firmly established as an unmissable date in the reward practitioner's calendar and attracts a stellar line up of speakers. This year, we will also be running as many as 16 two-day GRP reward classes in London with our colleagues at WorldatWork.
We’re very fortunate. Michael Armstrong and Paul Thompson spend every minute of their working lives studying and researching reward issues. It’s a subject we’re truly passionate about. In fact, it has absorbed us both for a lifetime. A few years ago, we both realised there was an enormous lack of support for the busy reward practitioner. E-reward was designed to fill this gap. Our mission is to take the toil out of the work you do.
We’ll bring you all the latest thinking in reward management and give you our thoughts and guidance on all the issues of the day. We’ll help you improve your knowledge and understanding, and form intelligent views and opinions - so you can get on with achieving everything you want and deserve at work. We’ll give you all the tools you need at your fingertips.
We do make a charge for some things (the research reports, the conferences and courses) but the majority of what we provide is absolutely free!
Michael is one of Britain’s best known and prolific management authors, with titles on reward strategy, paying for contribution, job evaluation, performance management and employee reward. He has vast experience both as an HR practitioner and a consultant, and he is a Companion of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.
Paul spent 13 years working in the reward field at pay analysts Industrial Relations Services. Between 1993 and 1999, as editor of the Pay and Benefits Bulletin, he made a major contribution to the quality and high reputation of one of the foremost journals in the field. Paul has completed many major research projects on reward management and total reward.
A web-based research and information service offering widespread information, comment and advice on the reward issues of the day - it’s the complete guide on all matters of interest to the reward specialist.
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The findings from e-reward's extensive research programme are published in a series of paid-for research reports - a comprehensive collection of in-depth case studies, surveys and toolkits on contemporary reward issues.
Format PDF report plus access to archive of back issues
Frequency monthly (10 issues a year)
Access annual subscription from £255 + VAT plus free access to digital archive
Our regularly updated news service - a quick, concise newsletter to keep you right up-to-date with all the latest reward developments and what's new on the e-reward web site.
Access free to selected reward and HR professionals
e-reward annual conference
Our annual reward conference is held in November each year in London and attracts an audience of senior reward practitioners, consultants and academics.
Format two-day public conference
Access delegate fee
Global Remuneration Professional (GRP®)
E-reward's alliance with WorldatWork offers Global Remuneration Professional or GRP® training classes in the UK to prepare reward professionals for certification through the WorldatWork Society for Certified Professionals. The GRP designation is earned by passing a required battery of eight examinations.
Format two-day preparation course with certification exam on day three in London
Frequency two classes per month
Access delegate fee
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