Don’t Step on a Bee Day: The Importance of the Bee

Today marks National Don’t Step on a Bee Day! This year, businesses and individuals across the UK are raising awareness and calling to help protect our precious bees.

Not only do our bees provide the honey, propolis and beeswax contained in your favourite products, they also help to keep us all fed and watered. Bees pollinate 80% of our flowing crops, which constitutes to one-third of everything we eat. Without the tireless work of our busy bees, apples, broccoli, strawberries and other dietary stables could disappear.

As an employer, or queen bee, your workforce acts similar to that of worker bees. With a myriad of jobs, these busy bees are vital to the success of the workplace. It is therefore vital that you keep your employees happy, so that you don’t get overthrown and replaced the way a queen bee does when the worker bees are no longer happy with her!

In order to keep your employees happy, it’s essential that you provide employee benefits that make a difference. These benefits are meaningful and useful to employees and ensure that you fulfil your employee wellbeing requirements.

Not only this, but when you look after your employees, you show them that you care. This can increase employee productivity as your employees feel valued and respected in the workplace. By showing employees that they are a valuable part of the hive, you increase staff morale and performance as employees strive to achieve the level of work that saw them rewarded. This has a positive effect on team dynamics and the performance of employees.

 

How can Busy Bees Benefits help?

Expert Consultants

At Busy Bees Benefits, we are not just another employee benefits company or traditional broker service. We pride ourselves on delivering a service that is based on listening to the needs of our customers.

Our busy bees are experts in their field, helping employers to design and deliver a modern reward and engagement programme that suits the needs of their business. We provide a wide range of innovative employee benefit solutions that caters for the needs of companies of all shapes and sizes throughout the UK.

We proactively assist employers with benefit design and sourcing, technology delivery and communications support to ensure that they are positively differentiated to attract and reward employees.

 

Smart Hive

Just like bees, our Hive is vital to the success of the worker bees. Our Smart Hive employee benefits platform offers a fantastic range of features and benefits that can be tailored to suit the needs of each workplace.

Our Smart Hive platform is easy to use with a simple employee registration process and clear navigation. Staff can access the platform on any device, including desktop PCs, laptops, tablets, iPads and mobile phones.

As well as this, employers can personalise their platform by adding their company logo to show employees that Smart Hive provides a package of benefits especially for them. Our technology is designed, built and managed by our IT team, enabling us to provide our clients with good value systems to ensure that we are offering an employee benefits programme that represents value for money.

 

Protect Your Bees & Maintain Retention

Don’t step on a bee day is an important reminder that the fate of the common bee lies in the balance, with bee numbers in some areas having halved in the last decade. It is vital that we take care to maintain bee populations, pollination and honey production.

At Busy Bees Benefits, we are constantly developing our services in order to ensure our clients are always ahead of their competitors. By offering your employees the benefits they desire, you will protect your workforce and maintain retention in your business.

If you would like to find out more about how Busy Bees Benefits can support you, call us on 0330 333 9100 or email information@busybeesbenefits.com.