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We have produced a suite of tools and resources to support organisations approach to reward. These include resources on communicating reward to employees, how reward can support organisational priorities and a range to case studies and blogs. They are easy to download and share with colleagues. 
Topic                    Resource                                    
Using reward to support financial wellbeing  Using reward to support financial wellbeing introduces the importance of financial wellbeing and explores how employers can use reward to support staff and benefit their organisation.
Video Listen to our video: Reward in the NHS. In this video, hear from three NHS organisations that featured at our Reward in the NHS event in May 2017, about their approach to communicating reward and how reward can support organisational priorities.
Podcast Listen to our podcast: Responding to the challenge of reward. In this podcast, Paul Wallace, director of employment relations and reward at NHS Employers meets Steve Ned, director of HR and OD at Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust and Sarah Messenger, consultant at the Local Government Association.
Reward in the NHS report In this Reward in the NHS report we share the themes that have emerged through the NHS Employers Total Reward Engagement Network (TREN). The report includes the key areas being taken forward and looks at how organisations are changing their approach to reward.

Reward in the NHS newsletter

Our quarterly newsletter is packed with news, latest developments and expert insights around pay and reward in the NHS.
Download and share our first edition - April 2017
Communicating reward to new employees Our informative Communicating reward to new employees guide looks at some of the ways you can communicate your overall reward offer to new employees.
Benefit leaflet template Use our benefit template to create your own unique leaflet to promote your reward offer to potential candidates and your existing staff. 
Blogs Evaluating how benefit champions promote staff rewards and benefits - Arlene Wills, head of employee benefits and childcare at Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, shares how the trust evaluated the effectiveness of a new method of communicating staff benefits.

How we increased our Total Reward Statement access rate - Cath Wright, head of engagement services and ESR lead at Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust shares how they achieved an access rate of 48 per cent in 2015-16.

How the TREN has helped my organisation - Roshni Devgan, employee relations advisor at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust shares the reward activities her organisation has been taking forward.
The value of the NHS Pension Scheme Use our poster the value of the NHS Pension Scheme to support your conversations with staff about the benefits of being a member of the NHS Pension Scheme.

Our new pensions infographic shows there are many stages during an employee's career when it can be a good time to talk about the benefits of the NHS Pension Scheme.
Things to consider when designing a refer a friend scheme Incentivising employees to refer candidates through your reward offer encourages them to think about who they might know that have the right skills, knowledge and values for your organisation.  Download our refer a friend guide which looks at what you could consider when designing, implementing and communicating a refer a friend scheme in your organisation.
Communicating reward across your multi-generational workforce 
Download and share our informative multi-generational workforce infographic on the preferred communication channels of the four different generations in the workforce. 

Communicating your reward offer Read our guide on communicating your offer on how having an effective communications approach for reward will help you to meet the current challenges facing organisations.
Using reward in recruitment Download and share our reward in recruitment guide that highlights how your reward offer can help you attract new staff as part of an effective recruitment campaign.
The role of managers in communicating reward
Read our managers' guidance, which includes top tips about how managers can support your reward communications.
Case studies Reviewing staff benefits and rewards - East London NHS Foundation Trust share how they reviewed their reward offer to aid their recruitment and retention challenges and to ensure their reward offer reflected what staff want and value.
Promoting staff benefits through events - Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust promoted staff benefits through a series of interactive events.

Using benefit champions to promote staff rewards - Find out how Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust recruited a network of champions to share information about rewards and staff benefits.

Opting to use a third party benefits provider - East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust share how they used a third party provider to host their staff flexible benefits platform.

Reward and Recognise to Recruit, Motivate and Retain - University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust gives us the inside track on their three-year reward and recognition strategy, how they designed and planned it and how they will measure it's success.
The relationship between total reward and employee engagement Read the evidence on the links between total reward and employee engagement - report from institute for employment studies commissioned by NHS Employers. 

We have developed a one page summary on key themes for you to take away from the evidence-based review, by the institute for employment studies.
Reward strategy toolkit Use our reward strategy toolkit to lead you through planning, developing and implementing your reward strategy.

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