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Vivup’s client, Lindsay & Gilmour Pharmacy triumph at Employee Benefits Awards 2021

Edel Brittle Nov 26, 2021 4:32:00 PM
We are thrilled for our SME client, Lindsay & Gilmour Pharmacy, who fought off tough competition from large global organisations to win big at the recent Employee Benefits Awards 2021 for Best Benefits Communications



Vivup has been provider to winners for three consecutive years at the Employee Benefits Awards!

Lindsay & Gilmour are one of Scotland’s oldest independent community pharmacy groups and have remained fully open throughout the Covid-19 lockdown and pandemic. To help thank their people for their hard work, dedication and commitment they introduced the Vivup highfive Recognition and Reward app, alongside a well thought out digital communications campaign that resulted in fantastic take up and an award win!

The judges’ comments included

“Our winners demonstrated a solid strategy, showing flexibility and awareness of environmental factors due to Covid-19 (Coronavirus). The entry showed the importance placed by the employer on the wellbeing of its employees. Its use of multiple communication channels was outstanding, with impressive engagement results. Overall, it was an incredibly strong entry.”

Highlights from the winning comms campaign

  • Multiple comms channels including forums, digital posters, presentations, emails and videos
  • Star of the Month recognition initiative, promoted via digital posters
  • Employee benefits focused Microsoft Teams channel and utilisation of comms provided by Vivup to spread awareness
  • Introduction of benefits champions

Philip Galt, MD and Superintendent Pharmacist at Lindsay & Gilmour Pharmacy said

“I am especially proud to accept this award on behalf of our team as we take enormous pride as a business in nurturing a positive working environment and supporting our colleagues through their career with us. The honour recognises our effective and innovative approach to benefits communications, using recognition and reward to double our employee engagement.”

Winning results of introducing this solution:

  • 71% (250) of employees are engaged and actively using their Vivup highfive Recognition and Reward app
  • Employees have sent 666 highfives since the launch
  • Lindsay & Gilmour have been delighted to issue £8,647 in rewards so far
  • Picking up the Best Benefits Communications Award at the Employee Benefits Awards 2021

If you would like to learn more about boosting your employee benefits engagement and growing your ‘thank-you’ culture, talk to us today about our Vivup highfive solution and award-winning communications –

Learn more from the team at Lindsay & Gilmour here

Read more about the winners here

View our employee benefits awards