Jewellery retailer to give staff paid time off for Euro 2022 and Love Island finals – Business Live
The company has previously said it will offer the winning Love Island couple an engagement ring worth up to £10,000
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A Manchester-based sustainable online jewellery retailer is to give its employees paid time off if England reach the Euro 2022 final.
Lily Arkwright, which has its head office in Didsbury, will also provide a morning of paid annual leave following the Love Island finale.
If the Lionesses reach the final of Euro 2022, which is due to be held on Sunday, staff will receive the morning of Monday, August 1, as paid annual leave.
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Lily Arkwright workers will also receive time off on the following Tuesday, August 2, to allow them to enjoy the Love Island finale.
The company has previously said it will offer the winning couple an engagement ring worth up to £10,000.
In a joint statement, husband and wife co-founders Lauren and Phil Dawson said: "Our office has been buzzing with excitement over the past few weeks with Love Island and the Euros hot topics of discussion in our office.
"We’d already planned to give workers the morning after the Love Island finale off as it has been a big conversation throughout the summer.
"However, when the Lionesses made the Euros semi-final we knew everyone would be ecstatic if they went on to make the final and there would be some sore heads the next day.
"Therefore, we decided it was right to give everyone the next morning off to also celebrate. We’re sending our best wishes to the Lionesses and keeping our fingers crossed that they’ll make the final.
"We’ll also be watching to see which couples make the final and who will take the Love Island crown."
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