Dame Fiona Kendrick: Why you should bring dogs to work

Dame Fiona Kendrick: Why you should bring dogs to work

Dame Fiona Kendrick, Chairwoman and CEO at Nestlé UK & Ireland, has re-emphasised the importance of dogs in the workplace.

A study by the International Journal of Workplace Health Management a couple of years ago found that when dogs were present at work, morale levels were boosted and stress levels reduced – and it appears Nestlé are no stranger to this.

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Comments (3)

  • Deby
    Deby
    Fri, 6 Jan 2017 10:20am GMT
    What about people who have severe allergies to animal fur. Bringing in animals into the office would send me to A&E! A great idea for a section of employees but could cause more difficulties for others.
  • Elaine
    Elaine
    Thu, 5 Jan 2017 3:06pm GMT
    I worked at a Health Management Ltd and they had a dog policy at their Head Office. It went down very well with staff .
  • Sir
    Sir
    Thu, 5 Jan 2017 1:26pm GMT
    I am very much not a dog person - very much indeed. I would find dogs in the workplace very stressful.
    Can I bring my cat instead ? - it would have the same affect on me personally. Or maybe my llama ?
    Thin end of a very long wedge.

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