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Our year in numbers… and some other yuletide stats!


As the Liquid Friday elves are busy beavering away on the last payrolls before Christmas, steadily munching through a seemingly endless supply of chocolate, we’ve been taking a look back at our year in numbers:

160,000+ – number of timesheets processed

80% – percentage of our clients who rated us 10/10 for customer service

5 new head office team members – welcome and happy first Liquid Friday Christmas to Sam, Christian, Holly, Lucy and Hannah

9,600 cups of tea consumed by the head office team; along with 2000 pints of milk!

Christmas by numbers…

For good measure, here are some other festive stats – perfect ammunition for Christmas dinner table banter!

£1.6 billion – total spent by the UK at Christmas
300 million – number of mince pies eaten over Christmas
10 million – number of turkeys cooked in the UK every Christmas
6 million – number of rolls of Sellotape that will be sold in the UK in the run up to Christmas
2,340,000 mph –  speed at which Santa’s sleigh would need to travel if he were to reach every home in the world on Christmas Eve
600,000 – number of letters sent to Santa every year
30,000 – number of participants in the largest ever Secret Santa
957 –  typical number of calories in your average Christmas dinner
822 – number of houses Santa would need to visit every second if he were to make all his deliveries
£330 –  average amount a UK adult spends buying Christmas presents
57 – number of Olympic-sized swimming pools that could be filled with the beer consumed in the UK over Christmas
16 –  average number of Christmas presents a UK child receives

Get in touch over Christmas – our opening hours are as follows:

LF xmas hrs

Merry Christmas to you and yours from everyone at Liquid Friday