As part of their employee-wellbeing commitment, all agencies under the umbrella of WPP will remain closed for a period of four days, from July 8-11. This company-wide holiday has been announced to allow the employees a chance to get refreshed and recharged.
With the announcement in place, all global offices of agencies under WPP will remain closed for the duration, which includes GroupM, Ogilvy, Kantar, Wunderman Thompson, Grey, AKQA, VMLY&R, Mindshare, Mediacom, Wavemaker, Essence and all other ad agencies under WPP in India.
The announcement was made by WPP through a post on professional networking site LinkedIn.
A similar post announcing the four-day off was put out by GroupM on its LinkedIn page.
GroupM on LinkedIn: As part of our shared commitment with WPP to making space for our
In the post Covid-world, with the pandemic taking a toll on everyone’s mental health, several agencies had announced employee-wellbeing programs at their end to ensure that their employees actually stay in good shape, both physically and mentally.
Many Indian ad agencies like Dentsu, DDB Mudra, Havas, Publicis, Omnicom, etc. had taken a stand on the wellness of their employees and had announced several employee assistance programmes. They had also organised vaccination drives, healthcare programmes, counselling support programmes and tele-consultations with doctors.