Bring your dog to work day.

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Bring your dog to work day.

Team Biz. Checkmate very much enjoyed this article by Robert Leeming of the HR Review, during which Robert extols the virtues of bringing your dog to the office.

Here at Business Checkmate we have always recognised the value that our four pawed friends bring. They listen to our new client proposals, offer a warm nuzzle with things aren’t quite going to plan, and help with brain block by taking us on long walks. They have also been known to occasionally eat the mail and snaffle an unattended sandwich off the counter!

Roberts article explains how more and more UK based businesses are allowing their staff members to bring their dogs to work (studies have shown that employees who bring dogs to work produce lower levels of cortisol, the hormone released during times of stress … This has to be good news, right?) And, as we all know, lower stress levels improve employee health, increase productivity and boost creativity. Press you paw print here to read more.