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Forget Work Perks, UK Workers Want a Higher Wage Instead


Nearly two thirds of full time working Brits would rather have a higher wage instead of work perks, according to a recent survey conducted by conference calling provider, Conference Genie.

According to the research conducted on 2,000 full-time workers based in the UK, the main day-to-day work perks that employees want are free food (38%) and flexitime (28%). But ultimately, 62% of UK works still prefer a higher wage over work perks.

The results show that desired work perks differ when it comes to age groups, but they do share one similarity. 18-24 year-olds seem to be the most materialistic, as having a clothing allowance and getting a work tablet/phone come in their top three desired perks. However, free food reigns as the top everyday work perk for all age groups.



Stuart has over 10 year’s experience in and around the recruitment industry, working his way up from a Production Editor to Director of Onrec.

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