LONDON, October 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
- Employee engagement company Perkbox launches #PerkboxHappyTeams selfie competition celebrating the UK's most positive work cultures
In the wake of UK's apparent productivity slump, employee happiness and engagement has never been more relevant. To bring this issue to a head, Perkbox (http://www.perkbox.co.uk ), UK's leading employee benefits provider has launched a nationwide call-out for the countries happiest teams to take a selfie snapshot of their positive work culture as part its #PerkboxHappyTeams competition.
The top three best entries as voted by the general public will win six, three and one month's worth of free, stress-melting, creativity-boosting office massages respectively, for all hard working staff to enjoy.
From snaps of teams in the throes of doing shamelessly fun team-building exercises or enjoying a well deserved end-of-the-month pizza feast - companies with brilliant work cultures are invited to capture their vibe on film; creatively and visually showcasing why their organisation leads by example in terms of workplace happiness.
Entrants simply upload their entries via this form on Facebook with a caption to accompany their picture. Once done, entrants are then encouraged to share the link with colleagues, clients, friends and family to cultivate the votes. The three team selfies with the most votes wins. The competition ends midnight on 30 October 2015.
Saurav Chopra, CEO and co-founder of Perkbox commented: "Positivity and happiness is infectious, and this competition provides a means of celebrating UK businesses who are leading the way in creating a positive, motivated and happy work environment. We've had some really interesting and hilarious entries so far, so we're looking forward to seeing what other companies around the country - big or small - are doing to make staff engaged and happy."
NOTES TO EDITORS
*According to data released from the Office for National Statistics, UK's productivity growth is at its slowest level since the 1990s. Moreover, UK has the second slowest productivity rate in a group of the world's richest nations, including USA, Germany, France, Italy and Canada. Low morale, uncompetitive pay, slow infrastructural growth, regulation and even the apparent 'epidemic' of chronic email checking have all been cited as factors responsible for UK workers' productivity slump, according to a report published in The Independent in July 2015.
COMPETITION TERMS & CONDITIONS
*The competition is subject to the following terms and conditions:
- Entry is restricted to 1 entry per company. The office messages are capped as the following: First prize 6 months worth of massages totals 6 massages at 1 session per month with each session being the duration of 1 day. Second prize 3 months worth of massages totals 3 massages at 1 session per month with each session being the duration of 1 day. Third prize is a single day office massage session. One massage session is defined as a single masseuse spending 6 hours in the office providing a 10minute massage to each employee.
- The competition expires midnight 30th October 2015. Perkbox reserves the right to withdraw or alter the competition, its terms, prizes or any individual entries at any point during its duration. Perkbox cannot be held responsible or accountable for the cancellation or re-scheduling of the prize massage sessions.
Perkbox is an online platform for startups and SMEs, which gives employers and employees a range of great perks - from discounted gym memberships and 2-for-1 meals to exclusive deals on tech brands and savings on childcare.
Perkbox is the sister company of Huddlebuy Ltd (http://www.huddlebuy.co.uk ), the UK's largest benefits provider for startups and small businesses. The Huddlebuy service helps businesses grow by offering handpicked business deals from trusted brands with offers covering financial, marketing, business, technology and telecoms, education and e-learning products, alongside personal and recreational perks.
Perkbox was set up after Huddlebuy's business customers expressed an interest in passing on these business and personal perks onto their employees. Perkbox is therefore the definitive and dedicated employee benefits service for all businesses big and small.
As well as easy online redemption of perks on desktop and via smartphone app, Perkbox members also receive a seasonal surprise 'Perkbox' box stuffed with treats and free goodies delivered straight to offices.
Perkbox was set up with the belief that the best companies to work for look after their teams. The most successful businesses are comprised of people who are engaged, satisfied and loyal. Providing perks helps build stronger teams and incentivises workers to aspire to greatness.
Until recently, only large corporations could afford to pay for employee perks. Perkbox's easy and wholly customised offering allows SMEs to reward and incentivise their growing team with perks that help build a happy work culture with an investment in line with their budgets.
Perkbox is a new platform created by Huddlebuy, a parent venture that helps small businesses grow by offering handpicked business deals across financial, marketing, business, technology, telecoms, education and e-learning products.
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