Brain food: Perk life - Dirty work

Brain food: Perk life - Dirty work - Staff at City law firm Freshfields can get their dry cleaning done without leaving their desks. Garments are collected, cleaned and returned at the drop of an e-mail. Bosses like the scheme because it reduces costly do

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Last Updated: 09 Oct 2013

Staff at City law firm Freshfields can get their dry cleaning done without leaving their desks. Garments are collected, cleaned and returned at the drop of an e-mail. Bosses like the scheme because it reduces costly downtime but for the solicitors themselves it can be a double-edged sword. There is one less chore to worry about, but one less reason to stop working and get out of the office, too. Both suits and employees are hard pressed at Freshfields.

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