With 2010 now behind us an interesting survey recently carried out by Maris Interiors found that over the 2010 Christmas period, over half the offices in Britain (55 percent) spent absolutely nothing on Christmas decorations.
The overall average spend per employee was 23p!!. Only two per cent of the 140 offices surveyed had spent more than £5 per employee on Christmas decorations this year.
Of the 45 per cent of offices with any festive cheer at all, tinsel was the most common decoration: most commonly taped to the ceiling or around computer monitors. And only 12 per cent of companies splashed out on a Christmas tree, with the average height of the tree being less than five feet.
Let’s hope 2011 is a prosperous one and that the economy allows more companies to be less ‘Scrooge-like’; especially as your workforce are your greatest assets – Employee Satisfaction