holiday survey

Holiday Survey For Small Businesses

Business Owners Miss Out on Breaks

Business owners and managers are risking stress and burnout because they are failing to take holidays this year due to tough economic conditions. In a survey of businesses carried out by research organisation Continental Research, fewer than half of managers said they plan to be away from work for at least two weeks this year, and 12 per cent said they will have no time off at all. A spokesperson for Continental Research said: “We asked small–business bosses whether they anticipate taking a holiday this year and how long they were planning on being away. 28 per cent of them said they were spending a shorter time than normal away from work,” “The big difference we found was between the response from bosses at small firms and the mid to large businesses; bosses at med... »