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Top 10 office Secret Santa gift ideas

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As everyone knows, along with the office Christmas party, Secret Santa is a great way to bring the office together. 

Colleagues are usually randomly assigned a person to whom they must anonymously give a gift. However, it can be difficult to find a gift that a colleague will truly value, especially when there is a price limit involved and you don’t know the person that well. We’ve all struggled with it.

“It is often hard to decide on a gift to buy a colleague at Christmas, especially as it is supposed to be a personal gesture,” explains Andrew Johnson, director-general of the UK Gift Card & Voucher Association. 

“Sometimes, you have to buy a gift for someone you know very well, or even your boss. For this reason we’ve selected a handful of novelty gifting options that can appeal to a variety of personalities within a company, making sure everyone will receive a gift that they’ll enjoy.”

To take the worry out of gift giving this Christmas, the UK Gift Card & Voucher Association has selected its top ten suggested secret Santa presents to give to colleagues.

Top 10 office Secret Santa gifts:

  1. Channel their inner Mary Berry with a new set of cake accessories
  2. A stylish phone case is the perfect protection for your tech-savvy friend’s new smartphone
  3. A good book
  4. A gift card or voucher
  5. A selection of British craft beer or their favourite bottle of wine
  6. A luxury mini-hamper
  7. Keep the chills away with a wooly hat and scarf
  8. A pair of novelty socks is the classic Christmas gift
  9. Help them relax with a home spa set
  10. Several different fine quality cheeses from around the UK

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