Birthday kisses not popular

The ‘compulsory’ three kisses from colleagues on your birthday is a veritable nightmare for one in four female workers while one in five men don’t like kissing their female colleagues either, the Telegraaf reports on Friday.

Nearly 18% of people also object to the tradition of treating their colleagues to cakes when they celebrate a birthday at work.

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