The entertaining of clients might have developed a bad rep, but Simon Whitehead believes it important enough to make a key business resolution for 2017.
Those fortunate enough to have their employers host a Christmas party for staff this month aren't all pleased by the prospect of merrymaking – in fact, 54 per cent of people are actually dreading the festive corporate event.
It's December, which means it's officially Christmas party season. As such, Eventbrite has found that British businesses will spend almost £1bn on festive corporate bashes, but the amount per employee varies greatly based on the region.
As budgets begin to expand, purse strings loosen and new business increasingly pushed onto the agenda, corporate hospitality provides a great way to introduce your business to new clients or provide a refresher for existing ones – as long as the right approach is found.