Secret Santa spend up to £5.50 this year! With 25% of us prepared to spend over £10!
According to a survey* on UK office life by Business Environment (BE), the UK’s premium serviced office provider, when asked about the traditional “secret santa”, most workers were prepared to spend £5.50 on their colleagues this year. Graduate trainees were the most generous, with more than 25% being prepared to contribute over £10, whilst more than 30% of construction workers and 25% of IT workers said they’d prefer to pay nothing at all.
As well as enjoying the office party more than other professions, recruiters also topped the list of online Christmas shoppers. More than 30% said they planned to spend three hours a week online, using it for the majority of their festive purchases. Whilst 64% of all office workers planned to do some Christmas shopping online this year, there were some notable exceptions – 63% of travel and leisure workers and 56% of people in retail jobs were not intending to do any online shopping this Christmas.
*Office Life Survey by ONEPOLL of 3000 UK office workers in 2010