Hilary Jeanes, Leadership Coach and HR Consultant with PurpleLine Consulting, said that far from being cliched, team bonding tasks can have a big effect on the bottom line.
Furthermore, she added that people will feel more committed to the business they work for and increase - and improve the quality of - productivity.
"It can help develop a sense of 'we're all in this together' for shared success everyone making a unique contribution, pulling together to deliver success as a team," she noted.
"If people feel involved, they enjoy their work more, feel more committed to the organisation and the results pay off in terms of improved individual - and business - performance."
It comes after the Federation of Small Businesses' Voice of Small Business Index revealed that confidence is growing in north-west firms ahead of the new year.
Posted by Thomas Fletcher