How Christmas Cheer Impacts on Business
Christmas is a time for merry-making and family get-togethers - and festive celebrations are an integral part of UK working life in December - a busy and stressful period of time on both a personal and professional level. With Christmas being an increased time of consumption and consumer spending, it is often thought that the festive period brings a bonanza of unbridled profits to businesses. However, research into the Christmas habits of UK businesses and workers shows that they too can feel the strain around the festive period.
Research shows company downtime, corporate gifts and the (infamous Christmas party can all be large sources of spending for businesses and have impacts on employee motivation.