Taking too many holidays is still frowned upon in 28% of UK workplaces. That’s the conclusion of research by Perkbox, which surveyed 1,342 UK employees, revealing that it’s the Legal industry where ‘taking holidays’ was most taboo, with 39% of those surveyed believing this to be the case. This was followed closely by the Sales, Media and […]
Legal industry ‘most reluctant to adopt unlimited holidays’
Does your workplace need to rethink its CSR policy?
63% of employees in the UK do not receive any days off from their work to volunteer, as found by Perkbox. The data shows that this figure rises to a staggeringly high amount in certain industries. A huge 75% of those working in Healthcare, Architecture, Engineering and Building industries do not receive any volunteering days from their employers. […]
53% of working Brits lunch out at least once or twice a week
Over half of working Brits lunch out at least once or twice during their working week, and nearly a quarter do so three to four times a week. The research from Perkbox, which surveyed 17,736 users across the country, found that only 11% of employees never lunch out during their working week. This, it says, […]
Employees least likely to call in sick in May… Except after Bank Holidays
Data taken from a subset of 500 UK employers using the e-days absence management system shows that May is generally a low sickness absence month – with just 38.6 average sick days recorded. However, last year, on the Tuesday after the early Bank Holiday Monday this spiked to 61.1 absences and it went even higher on the […]
Valentine’s Day is approaching – But are you married to your job?
If you worry that you’re ‘married to the job’, you’re not alone – a huge number of Brits think they are too, and it’s often having a negative effect on their relationships. A recent survey of 2,000 employed adults found 45 per cent habitually work outside of their contracted hours for over an hour a […]
Should you get your boss a Christmas present?
Could you be missing out on opportunities to strengthen your relationship with your boss? New research has revealed how many workers don’t present their boss with a token gift at the end of the year. A study of 1,000 UK workers by Perkbox, has revealed that 90 per cent of employees don’t gift their boss a […]
Are you one of the most stressed employees in the UK?
New research carried out by Perkbox has found that men from Cardiff aged between 25 and 34 who work in finance with over 250 employees are the most stressed. A study of 3,000 UK employees as part of the 2018 UK Workplace Stress Report, found that 46 per cent experience stress related to families, while […]