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Celebrating Your Stars

As a business owner you will know that is important to celebrate the stars in your business. It’s important to focus on staff recognition to those that do go the extra mile are appreciated for their hard work and feel proud to represent your company.
But how can you really celebrate the stars within your business? Why not consider a glass star award? If you think that someone in your organisation has been a superstar then what better way is there of telling them this than by giving them a glass star award?
Presentation of the glass star awards could take place at your annual or bi-annual staff party; often the owner of a business will take to the stage at this time so why not turn the staff party into a little awards ceremony? You could even encourage your staff to dress in ‘Oscar’ themed clothing to give them a little clue of what is to come.
The glitz, glamour, sophistication of the event will be shown through the men in tuxedos and ladies in ball gowns and silky dresses. Everyone will look fabulous and as you take to the stage to welcome everyone to the annual staff party and thank them for their hard work over the last year, you can then add that there are some people that really have gone the extra mile and call them up to present them with their very own glass star award.
The great thing about high quality personalised and engraved glass star awards is that they can have the company logo on, names and wording of your choice but because they look so good your staff will be proud to put them on display in their own homes.
After having your first ever awards ceremony and celebrating the stars within your business, you will start to notice other members of your organisation will become rising stars as they can see there is recognition within their business and peoples hard work gets noticed.
Before you know it you’ll have a whole organisation of shining stars that are making your business a huge success, but don’t worry – we offer bulk buying discounts on our glass star awards so it won’t cost you as much as you think!
Have you ever received an award for your hard work? How did it make you feel to be noticed and thanked in that way?

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Personalised Glass Awards

Here at Fen Regis Trophies we have made sure that it has never been easier to buy personalised glass awards and personalised trophies online. If you are in charge of purchasing the glass awards and personalised glass trophies for your business you don’t need to make a trip out of your way to a trophy store, instead you can do it all online.
We can complete all your engraving requirements, adding them to the glass award of your choice and we keep engraving costs simple too. If you spend over £100 on our Fen Regis Trophies website we will engrave your awards and trophies free of charge, if you spend less than £100 on glass awards and trophies fro, us then it will cost £3 per item we engrave.
Our team of experienced and highly skilled glass award engravers can engrave your glass award with the engraving of your choice. This could be the wording of your choice, branding, pictures, logos and symbols and so much more. However you want your award personalised we can do it for you. We are experts in glass award engraving and we make the online ordering process as easy as possible.
We feel that what makes our awards and glass trophies so special is the quality of the engraving and personalisation on the glass award or glass trophy. Our level of high quality awards and engraving is what sets us apart from other online glass award and trophy suppliers within the UK.
We have the knowledge and experience to help you select the best glass awards for your needs, we can advise on the glass trophies or glass awards to suit your budget, to suit your timescale and to suit your award ceremony,
Our team of glass award and glass trophy specialists can then advise you on the best engraving and personalisation for your glass awards and trophies. Just give us a call and we have a chat about the best glass awards for your needs.

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Do Recognition Awards and Programs Work?

Successful business owners all over the world support recognition programs and recognition awards to achieve more from their businesses. If you have focused and motivated staff members that are all heading in the right direction you will have a more successful business so in our opinion, yes, recognition awards and recognition programs do work.
But then, as a trophy and glass award supplier we would say that wouldn’t we? Of course we are going to be a little bit bias; after all we sell recognition awards. So much so that when new people start within our team we tell them that we really do have the best job in the world, we help people get recognised for the amazing work they do.
Not sure if recognition programs and recognition awards could work for you? Let’s have a look at the facts for recognition programs;
• 90% of voluntary resignations within a business are because team members feel under-appreciated by their managers or by the business as a whole.
• On average, key staff members within a business cost around 150% of their quarterly salary to replace them.
• Companies that start recognition awards and recognition programs within the workplace experience a 50% lower turnover rate on their staff.
• Just 30% of staff members will improve their performance after being criticised, whereas 90% of staff members will improve their performance after being praised or recognised.
The most popular reasons that businesses use recognition programs are as follows;
• To create a positive work environment for those in the workplace
• To motivate and encourage high performance from staff members
• To reinforce desired behaviours from high achieving and hard working staff members
• To increase morale within the workplace and among staff members.
If you would like to discuss the best recognition awards for your business, or speak about engraving options for glass awards then give us a call. We are always happy to offer advice and guidance to help you get the best glass awards for your needs.

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Choose Crystal Awards For The Upmarket Look

If you are holding a large and prestigious awards ceremony you want to ensure that your awards match the glitz of glamour of the occasion. This is why our engraved crystal awards are so popular, especially when presented with a presentation box that just adds sophistication to the award.
When the engraved crystal awards are given the receivers have a proud smile on their face, they know that in their hands is a high quality crystal award and they will proudly show it off in the office or at home.
If you’re looking for an extremely special glass trophy or award, then our crystal awards are for you, they are a popular choice for many organisers of prestigious and spectacular award ceremonies across the UK. That’s right, although the team here at Fen Regis Trophies are based in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire and all of our engraving is done in our warehouse, we can provide high quality, engraved crystal awards to clients across the whole of the United Kingdom.
We can engrave the crystal awards to suit your needs; this could be an engraving of a logo, sports symbol, company name, image or any wording of your choice. We can create your engraved crystal awards to suit your exact needs, ensuring an engraved crystal award that is bespoke and unique to you.
Our ranges of engraved crystal awards are often used at award ceremonies where top quality and high class are vital. We know that nobody wants to hand out a cheap looking glass award or trophy so we have engraved crystal awards that suit all budgets, we also offer free delivery and engraving on orders over £100 as well as bulk buy discount when you are purchasing more than one engraved crystal award.
If you’re looking for an engraved crystal award for your event then we can help, our engraved crystal awards are high quality and affordable so why not contact our team about engraved crystal awards for your awards ceremony?

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Ways To Motivate Your Workforce With Awards

As many managers know, it can sometimes be very hard to find ways of enhancing motivation in the workplace however when you are armed with the right information and the proper techniques, increasing employee motivation using rewards such as glass trophies and glass awards can easy. We’ve put together some tips and guidelines for you, so you can motivate your workforce with awards and rewards to create a more motivated and productive workforce.
Firstly, when developing and implementing an awards program make sure you have the involvement of your workforce. They know what they want and what will motivate them and it could be different to what you think. You also need to speak with your workforce to make sure that they see the rewards as worth the effort.
It’s important that employees understand how to earn the awards and what is expected of them, this can be supported by reasonable and transparent performance standards for the glass awards. It may be worth creating a board or clearly viewed database showing how close employees are to gaining awards or rewards. When employees can see how awards are given they will think it seems fairer and this will increase their motivation to achieve the performance results you desire.
Aim to link or glass awards to performance; for an award to have the most impact on your workforce the glass awards need to be distributed consistently according to policies that the workforce have created with you. It is essential that you do not cut corners or engage in favouritism as this will be hugely detrimental.
Consider giving glass awards for smaller milestones as well as when larger goals are met because this will help encourage the good progress to continue and their behaviour will be consistent with company expectations.
Teamwork and co-operation is really important in the work place so they and encourage this as well as offering awards that support this as it will encourage this good behaviour to continue. You may be tempted to stop rewarding top performers but this could be a fatal flaw, if they are still doing a great job you need to reward their excellent performance or this will stop.
Why not call our team of glass award specialists now to help you decide on the best glass awards for your team, we can even offer guidance on how you can make the glass awards personalised and bespoke so they’ll be treasured in pride of place for years to come.

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Top 3 Star Glass Awards For Your Stars

It is always recommended that you recognise and award the stars within your workplace, group, sports club or school. Not only will it show the receiver that they have been recognised for their hard work while encouraging them to keep it up, it will give others something to strive towards and the star glass award they receive can be put somewhere special where they can remember that they really are a valued member of a team.
Here at Fen Regis Trophies we have put together what we think are the top 3 star glass awards for those stars that you want to reward, praise and celebrate.
The Shooting Star Optical Trophy
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This award is really suitable for those that are the shooting stars of the future, they may have improved dramatically or be completely ahead of the game in everything they do. This glass star award shows a star shooting from the base and will encourage the receiver to continue shooting for the stars.
The Cut Star Jade Glass Award
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This glass star award has more of a corporate feel to it and has a large panel for the engraving of your choice. Many businesses opt for this award for their corporate awards ceremonies and they will often have their logo or branding in the centre with the name of the award, the date or year and the name of the winner. It’s a really sophisticated award that looks brilliant.
The Silver Star Wedge Trophy
http://www.fenregistrophies.co.uk/silver-star-wedge-trophy-p-608.html
Due to shape and size of this star glass award it is a very weighty trophy that looks incredibly high quality but isn’t as expensive as the receiver may think. Finished to high standards with the engraving of your choice this is another very popular star glass award.
We have a wide selection of glass star awards and cheap glass star awards, if you’re not sure if the best glass star awards for your business, group or sports club then give us a call. Our team of glass award experts are always happy to offer advice and guidance to get the best glass award for your needs.

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Tips For Awarding In The Workplace

Giving glass awards and glass trophies in the workplace can be a great way to increase motivation and boost morale in the workplace; however it is important to develop and implement effective awards for your team while avoiding some of the worst mistakes you can make.
We have put together some top tips that will help give you a guideline for awarding staff in the workplace;
• Don’t reward the basics like turning up for work, instead have glass awards that need to be worked for, that need to be won and not just awarded by default. A glass award needs to be won for outstanding performance in the workplace, not just for turning up at work because that’s what they get paid for.

• It’s really important not to have glass awards that involve ‘chance’, if someone has done something that deserves recognition they shouldn’t then have their name put in a hat to see if they ‘might’ win the glass award. This can be a sure fire way to de-motivate your staff if someone who has done the basics wins the award by sheer good luck.

• When creating awards for your work place, make sure there is no way to play the system so people can win a glass award. If for example, you are giving an award for attendance you may notice attendance dropping so it can go up the next month to win the glass award. If one person cheats the system the rest will follow and overall morale will drop.

• Have a think about what is important to your staff, it might not always by money instead it may be a Saturday off, a meal for two at a local restaurant or cream cakes on the lunch break. Providing an additional gift or incentive alongside a glass award or trophy can be a really nice way to make the receiver feel extra special.

• When it’s time to announce the award winner don’t just slide a glass award across the table quietly, instead make a big deal of it. Have a glass award that they can keep forever, or until the next month when it’s handed to the next employee. Recognition by peers means so much to your workforce, so go big and get the team celebrating their win with them.

If you’re not sure about the best glass award or trophy for your team then give us a call, we’re always happy to offer advice or guidance.

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Even More Disappointment At Formula One For Lewis Hamilton

It seems that Bernie Ecclestone had to deal with a very unhappy Lewis Hamilton at Formula One recently when Lewis complained that he was not impressed with the shocking state of the Formula One trophies.
Lewis Hamilton was so unimpressed with the Formula One trophies that he even protested to Formula Ones chief executive while personally criticising the man in charge of the trophies at Formula One Management.
It has been recently reported that Lewis Hamilton said “We just need to make better trophies – it’s shocking how bad the trophies are.” Going on to say; “The trophies are as good as…at go kart level. It was really bad. Formula Renault was just little boxes with a car in the middle. Formula 3 was good and at the beginning of my Formula One carer the trophies were really good, but now they are just terrible man. They are so bad”.
It’s a little known fact that Lewis Hamilton keeps hold of all the original trophies while his team keep the replicas of the trophies at the factory in Brackley, Northamptonshire. However recently the interest of sponsors has been taking over and historic trophies have been relegated to secondary prizes once the awards ceremony is over.
Last year Lewis Hamilton was presented with the Santander trophy and he said “Where’s the gold trophy Man?” – can you imagine how embarrassing that must have been for the award giver? This is a concern for many people purchasing the glass awards and trophies for their awards ceremonies and events.
Here at Fen Regis Trophies we offer only the highest quality glass awards and glass trophies to ensure that each glass award that is given is received as an honour and the award giver is proud to present an award of its type.
Maybe we’ll drop Lewis Hamilton and Bernie Ecclestone a line and see if we can offer any advice in upcoming awards, we’re always happy to help!

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Back to School Awards

When children are just starting back at school it can be pretty daunting so as a teacher why not consider awards for the students given on a monthly basis and then an overall winner at the end of each term or school year where a glass award is given? You may have a large number in your class but with our high quality, cheap glass awards you can award your whole class for their hard work.

You could give monthly certificates for All A’s or All A’s and B’s based on the grades the children in your class get throughout their lessons, this will encourage them to keep striving for those top grades so they can win the glass award at the end of the year.

You could also have monthly awards for different subjects, allowing children to win glass awards, even if they are not great educationally but better at sports, arts or drama for example. You could have Best Art Student, Best Drama Student and Best PE Student as well as many others.

There will often be students that show great improvement but they are still not the best students in the class for that subject however it is still important that these students are rewarded. This is where awards for ‘Most Improved’ come in, for example Most Improved Math Student, Most Improved Art Student, Most Improved Science Student and so on, this will show your student they have been noticed and it will encourage them to keep trying.
Teamwork and Friendship is really important, they aren’t really skills that are directly taught in the classroom but they are skills that can be learnt off each other. Have a Most Valuable Player award for those in a sports team that may not be great at sports but they are supportive of others in their team. Then have an award for a child that has shown excellent friendship, or ask for the pupils to choose someone in the class who has shown what a good friend they can be.

Do you remember any awards that you won in school? How did it make you feel when you were given a trophy or glass award as recognition for your hard work?