More than three quarters (84%) of employee respondents believe that receiving summer perks makes them more productive, according to research by workplace consultants, Peldon Rose.
The company’s survey of 600 UK-based office employees discovered that 34% of respondents aren’t offered any form of seasonal benefits. The research also found that:
Perhaps most appealing to employers, 66% of respondents claimed that better facilities would entice them to spend more time in the office.
It’s clearly worth looking at what benefits you can offer your employees over the summer months: summer parties; changing and showering facilities for those who cycle in; and even some basic refurbishments around the office can help with productivity and staff retention. The goodwill generated by a degree of flexibility while the sun shines may be worth more than you think.