Web design company features dog as ‘part of the team’

by Vivien Richardson on June 24, 2016

We all love our dogs, and even think of them as ‘human’ sometimes. A web design company in Cheshire has taken that a step further by including their office dog in their team’s profile section on the website.

Bailey, a shih-tzu, has been given the job title of CEO (chief eating officer) and has her likes, skills and hobbies listed out on her own profile page. Apparently she’s an important member of the team, and is responsible for (more…)

Distance learning courses company celebrates ‘Bring your dog to work day’

by Vivien Richardson on June 23, 2016

As most dog owners are away, Friday June 24th is the third annual ‘Bring your dog to work day’ in the UK, with businesses throughout the country allowing their staff to bring their dogs into the office. One such company taking part is the distance learning course provider Online Learning Academy.

The company, like many companies in the US, has a policy of allowing well-behaved dogs to be brought into the office throughout the year. They believe that, by having dogs in the office, staff moral and productivity increases. This belief is shared by companies such as Amazon, who also allows dogs in their LA headquarters.

The Online Learning Academy also shared some research with its visitors this week on how having dogs in the office relieves stress among employees, and reduces sick-days among staff.

Will you be taking part in #BringYourDogtoWorkDay tomorrow? We’d love to see your pictures on social media.

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