Better Working Relationships Attract Employees To SMEs

| December 17, 2014

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A friendly atmosphere, having a close relationship with colleagues and bosses, and having a say in the future of the company are key benefits of working in a SME according to new research from Nescafe Alegria and YouGov. The study which questioned over 1200 SME employees and over 550 SME employers, focused on the advantages of working for a SME and quizzed respondents on what makes them most happy at work. Friendly colleagues came out on top for most employees (82%) and employers (78%) in terms of providing a positive working environment, whilst 54% of employees and 55% of employers also stated that this was a key advantage of working in a SME as opposed to a larger company.

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