East Midlands Trains launches recognition scheme

East Midlands Trains has launched a new recognition scheme for employees.

Through its Stars programme, managers can issue thank you cards to staff who are seen to support the company’s values of respect, professionalism, teamwork, honesty and communication.

In the second phase of the scheme, employees will be able to nominate colleagues to recognise their achievements. In order to make this as easy as possible, they will be able to do this online, via telephone or in writing.

Some of the rewards on offer include certificates, lapel pins and celebratory lunches.

Ellen Perton, development director at AYMTM, which implemented the scheme, said: “At a time when there is so much bad news about job security, it’s encouraging to have a company taking really positive steps to increase staff recognition.”