“Botox Leave”? Eternity Leave? Just two of the unusual employee benefits found worldwide according to Mercer’s 2012 Worldwide Benefit & Employment Guidelines. These unusual workplace benefits come from all corners of the globe, our favourites include:

Portugal: Employees are entitled to 15 days leave to get married.

France: Employees who are with a company for 24 months are entitled to 12 months unpaid leave to acquire or start their own business.

UK: Employers are increasingly offering time off for cosmetic and beauty procedures – aka “Botox Leave”


Infographic by Mercer Insights