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What gifts should we avoid in a business setting?

Even though there aren’t any rules of business etiquette which encourage the giving of gifts to colleagues, partners, members of teams you’re heading, superiors within your firm’s hierarchy, or even outside it, many people do just that. If you’re among those who enjoy giving gifts in your work setting it might be useful for you to become familiar with some of the guidelines...
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Business etiquette in regards to gifts in different countries. -author Lynne Brenon

  United Kingdom – the exchange of gifts is limited to branded items. Most organizations don’t encourage exchanging gifts or organizing events for clients and partners for fear of being accused of corruption.     Germany – nothing extravagant. The rule is small quantities but good quality. Whiskey, high quality food and tea are acceptable.   &...
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