Preparing for Subprime Holiday Parties December 3, 2007, 12:08 pm

After a year of layoffs and write-downs, it may be hard to summon much holiday cheer on Wall Street.
Investment Dealers’ Digest this week reports what many had already assumed: Many firms are scaling back their holiday parties, or cancelling them altogether. Jessica Papini of the Digest cites a recent survey …


Corporate Holiday Parties 2007

According to an annual report released by Battalia Winston earlier this month, 85 percent of businesses surveyed will have a holiday celebration this year, a 9 percent decrease from the company’s 2006 findings. This 2007 number is the third lowest in the 19-year history of the survey, which polls 100 of America’s leading businesses. Click ahead to see how corporate holiday parties are different …

WORKING Tuesday, November 27, 2007; Page D02 Shutting Down the Party

The party’s over at some workplaces this season, according to the office-party watchers at Battalia Winston, which for 19 years has asked employers about their plans for holiday hoopla.

About 85 percent of the 104 workplaces in the survey have scheduled staff celebrations. That’s down nine percentage …