UK: BRAIN FOOD - Matters for the mind to chew on - Perk life - A licence to thrill.

UK: BRAIN FOOD - Matters for the mind to chew on - Perk life - A licence to thrill. - Edited by RHYMER RIGBY: rhymer.rigby@haynet.com.

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Last Updated: 31 Aug 2010

Edited by RHYMER RIGBY: rhymer.rigby@haynet.com.

The Body Shop's LOVE scheme (Learning is Of Value to Everyone) gives the company's 5,000 full-time staff £100 a year each to spend on 'new experiences'. Be this experience skydiving, morris dancing or learning a language, the only caveat of the scheme, intended to engender a spirit of constant improvement, is that the activity be non-work related. Proof that founder Anita Roddick not only cares for her staff but LOVEs them, too.

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