5 Low Cost Summer Perks to Offer Your Employees

5 Low Cost Summer Perks to Offer Your Employees

With summer just about here, many employers can perk up their office culture by instituting some easy to implement perks to enable their workers to enjoy the warmer weather. The folks at Office Team just did a survey surrounding this topic. But companies have cooled off on providing these benefits, according to the report. Sixty-two percent of human resources (HR) managers reported their organization offers flexible schedules at this time of year, down from 75 percent in a 2012 survey. About three in 10 employers (29 percent) relax their dress codes in the summer months, compared to 57 percent five years ago. Companies with shorter hours on Fridays also fell to 20 percent, a 43-point decline from 2012. HR managers were asked, “Which, if any, of the following summer benefits are offered at your company?” Additional findings: More than one-third of HR managers (34 percent) feel workers are less productive during the summer months. Another 34 percent said there’s no change in on-the-job