Will you get a Crate of Seafood Sent to Work This Valentine's Day?By Maris Interiors Llp, PRNE
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
LONDON, February 10, 2011 - One in five employees have received a Valentine's Day gift at
work, according to a recent survey conducted by office design company Maris
Interiors. There were no surprises in the most popular gifts received -
flowers (72% of gifts) and chocolates (8%).
As well as wine (5%) and beauty products (5%), the survey
revealed that some more unusual Valentine's gifts had been sent to the
workplace. One woman was baffled to receive a crate of seafood last February
14th. Other alarming gifts included a box of condoms, a lemon juicer and a
Women were found to be 12 times more likely to receive gifts
at work than men. Of those employees who received a Valentine's present at
their desk, 73% said they knew who had sent the gift. The woman who received
the crate of seafood said she didn't know who her admirer was…
Maris Interior's Chairman, Michael Howard, said "Everyone
loves to receive a gift on Valentine's Day - but be careful not to embarrass
anyone in front of their boss or their colleagues and you should probably
think twice before posting off lemon juicers!"
NOTES FOR EDITOR
1. Maris Interiors LLP is the UK's leading specialist in
workplace design and creation. The company design and create world class
working environments for occupiers throughout the UK and continental Europe.
Their team of experts have extensive and in-depth knowledge of how good
design can substantially improve business performance, save substantial
amounts of money and help retain and attract key people.
2. 208 people participated in the survey, conducted between
17th - 22nd January 2011.
3. Top Valentine's Day gifts at work:
Flowers 72% Chocolates 8% Wine 5% Beauty Products 5% Cakes 3% Jewellery 2%
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