Christmas at work statistics

The Chartered Management Institute has polled more than 1,200 managers in the UK about Christmas at work.

The results make interesting reading.

70% of managers will be doing some work over Christmas, 46% on a daily basis 60% of managers think that the Christmas party is a great way of recognising hard work 57% of managers think that Christmas parties are good for engaging staff 42% say that many of their employees don’t actually attend the Christmas party 30% of organisations don’t contribute financially to the Christmas festivities but where they do the average spend is £35 per employee 17% of managers think that the risks of poor behaviour outweigh the benefits of a Christmas party Metis HR says: "If you are holding a Christmas party check out our guidance on how to make sure Christmas at work is a positive experience."