Staff at Boots are to get time off in the run-up to Christmas after a poll
by the company revealed two out of three people feel stressed.
Fifty thousand store and warehouse staff will get half a day’s paid leave to
get ready for the festive season or just relax.
The "Chill Time" scheme was devised after a Boots survey found one
in three people do not have time to relax, and two-thirds are more stressed at
Boots director of personnel Stephen Lehane said, "Our staff work
extremely hard all year round, and are particularly busy at Christmas."