It is often said that truly exceptional entrepreneurs are the ones that surround themselves with the best people, and it’s a pearl of wisdom that holds a lot of truth especially at Christmas.
The festive season is upon us, and it appears staff will happily risk it all at work gatherings, spending big money and putting hearts on the line for the occasion.
HMRC provides a tax-free exemption of £150 per person, for everyone attending a Christmas do. Here’s how it works.
Been given the “honour” of organising” the office Christmas party this year” The good news is, organised well, the office Christmas party can elevate you to office hero.
As the end of the year is fast approaching, capitalising on occasions such as Christmas to provide your staff with the motivation, or indeed Christmas spirit, they need is fundamental.
A recent survey we conducted revealed that one in three people in the UK naturally expect their employers to organise an office Christmas party. But how does a business manage the aftermath?
Office Christmas party season is in full swing and Tesco embraced the trend of the pop-up in selected stores in order to win over merrymakers with some festive cheer.
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.
The corporate event can often be met with mixed reactions from employees. While some love the opportunity to have a meal and a few drinks on their employer, others are often apprehensive at the thought of awkward conversations with senior managers and “forced fun” as they’re expected to join in embarrassing games and events.
There are obvious morale and organisational benefits to a business holding a Christmas party but, often fuelled by Christmas spirit, they can form the backdrop to inappropriate behaviour. Here's how to keep things in check.
VoucherCodesPro has uncovered the top 10 most embarrassing and regrettable office party faux pas, including throwing up all over a colleague and accidentally breaking a colleague’s nose whilst attempting the dance move, ‘the worm’.