30 Presents for Your Employer

Updated on January 26th, 2021
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Buying gifts for your boss is not always easy. If you know them well and get on well together, then perhaps it is easier but otherwise it can be really difficult to choose an appropriate gift – you certainly do not want to end up upsetting them by buying the wrong thing! We have therefore come up with a list of possibilities which we hope will help. They are varied which means that you should be able to find something that will suit your specific boss. They are also varied in how much they cost, so there should be an idea that is suitable for every budget.

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L This is a porcelain mug which is white and on it says ‘world’s greatest boss’ in black print. It has a hand showing ‘the finger’ on the base of the mug as well.  It is an 11oz mug with a comfortable ‘C’ handle and the words are printed on both sides which means that it works for someone who is left or right handed. It is suitable for going in the microwave and dishwasher as well.

This is a keychain with two pendants on it. One is rectangular and says ‘thank you’ and the other is circular and says ‘a truly great boss is hard to find, difficult to part with and impossible to forget’. It is made from stainless steel so is silvery in colour and looks shiny. It will not rust or tarnish either and will make a great gift for a boss, especially if either you or they are leaving their job.

This is a pen which is black with silver detailing. On it are the words ‘the boss’. It has black ink and has a simple twist mechanism to open and close it. It comes in a gift box held in with a ribbon so it looks really elegant and will make a really great gift whether for Christmas, Secret Santa, birthday or any other occasion. It even comes with free delivery.

This is a boss survival kit. It is an organza bag which measures 13 x 18cm and contains a selection of different items. It also has a laminated card attached to it which explains the relevance of each item that is included in the package. For example – ‘coffee – to make sure you are alert in the mornings’, ‘elastic band – for when you’re stretched to your limit’ and ‘tea bag – remember to relax at the end of a hard day’s work’. It makes an original and thoughtful gift.

This is a wooden desk plaque which says on it ‘manager of looking busy’. It measures 4.5cm x 17.5cm and the writing is black on a yellow background, which means that it really stands out. It would make a great gag gift for an office colleague or boss that has a great sense of humour. It is a low price and comes with free shipping which means that it would make an ideal Secret Santa gift.

This is a heart shaped wooden plaque and it says on it ‘chance made you my boss but the fun and laughter we share made us friends’. It has black and red writing on it with hearts all over it. In the centre is a hole with some twine threaded through it, so that it can be hung up or attached to a gift. It is 10 x 10cm and therefore can be used to hang around a bottle of alcohol when being given as a gift.

This is a personalised name plate. You can choose many different options for this. There are different colours for the background and the name that is printed on as well as the holder. You can customise the print to have your bosses name on it and then pick between a wall mount or desk top mounted version. You can even pick the font used to print it. They measure 2 x 8 inches.

This is a notebook which has a black cover with white writing on it which says ‘A truly amazing boss is hard to find difficult to part with and impossible to forget’. It is 7 x 10 inches and has 100 lined pages which means that there is plenty of space to write in it. It is ideal to use for a diary, journal or general notebook. A useful and sentimental gift for a well respected boss.

This is a set of two mugs. They are white bone china mugs and one says ‘the boss’ and the other says ‘the real boss’. These could make a great wedding or engagement gift or present for any couple but also might work well for a boss and his PA or assistant. They come in a box so they look good and all ready to give away as a gift.

This is a necklace which comes on a backing card that says ‘best boss ever’ on it which also has a sentimental thank you message on it. The necklace has a pendant which is two interlocked rings one larger than the other. The necklace comes in a gift box with a bow and gift bag, so it is all packed up ready to give away as a lovely gift. The necklace is made from sterling silver and has an adjustable chain which is 15-18 inches.

This is a special flip book that is designed to balance on a desk and then it will show different phrases depending on how they are feeling. It could also be hung up on a wall. It has phrases such as ‘what part of NO don’t you understand?’, ‘blah, blah, blah. Not listening!’ and ‘Whoop! Friday feeling’. It makes a fun gift for a boss with a sense of humour.

This is a glass plaque which says on the front of it ‘you are the best boss in the world’ with the option to personalise it with who it is from at the bottom. It is 90mm wide and the 125mm high and there is a stand so that it can be safely put on the desk. It is a great way to show a boss how highly you think of them with a gift that is reasonably priced with free delivery.

This is a glass paperweight which can be personalised. It is designed to hold a pen as well, which means that it will be a useful thing to keep on a desk and it also has an attractive glass globe which sits on the top of it. It can be engraved with up to 110 characters of your choice. It measures 79mm x 95mm x 50mm and comes in a gift box.

This is a wallet card which reads ‘it’s one thing to be a BOSS, Another thing to be a MENTOR. But a completely different thing to be a LEADER. I’m so proud to be led by a Boss, Mentor and Leader like you. Thank you for being you’. It is made of a shiny metallic material with black print and makes a lovely, sentimental gift for a boss that you think very highly about.

This is a fun pair of dice which have combinations of words that you can use to give you an excuse for not getting things done. The one dice may say ‘I crashed my…’ or ‘I was told not to do it by my….’ And the other dice says things like ‘goldfish’, ‘slice of cake’ or ‘pile of sticky notes’. It is a fun gift and will be useful addition to any boss’s desk.

This is a ring bound book which says ‘The boss’s notebook of things to do! (eventually)’ on it in red. It is white book with a red ring on the side. It is A5 sized and has frosted plastic covers. It has white plain paper inside which means that it can be used for all sorts of things such as: note taking, for a journal, diary, to-do-lists or planning. Makes a great gift for a boss.

This is a digital voice recorder which could be a handy gift for a boss that goes to lots of meetings or is not keen on taking notes. It is made by Reexbon and has 16GB of storage and records at high quality. It is rechargeable and lasts a long time and can easily plug into a computer using a USB cable. It has a voice activated mode as well. It even comes with free delivery.

This is a travel mug which is 14oz and made from white ceramic. On it is printed ‘an amazing boss is hard to find, difficult to part with and impossible to forget’. It has a black base, lid and handle which are made of plastic, so they allow these areas to be touched without burning the hand. It is dishwasher and microwave safe and can fit in a car cup holder.

This is a mouse mat or pad which is bright yellow and on it in black says ‘because I’m the boss. That’s why.’ It has an anti-slip backing so that it stays in place and is 220mm x 180mm x 5mm in size. It is good quality and printed using dye sublimation so will not fade. Makes a good gift for any boss and will also be a useful addition to their desk.

This is a white mug which says on the top of it ‘boss lady’ with a checked box underneath in red. Underneath in black it says ‘confident, strong, loving, caring, hero, rolemodel, leader, helpful, on time, smart and always right! “the boss lady”. It measures 9.5cm x 8cm and is suitable for microwave and dishwasher use.  It would make a great gift for a boss that you really like or perhaps a friend or family member that is a boss.

This is a wooden coaster which says on it ‘I’m the boss!’ with a pictures of a cartoon chap relaxing in a chair and underneath it says (my wife said I could be). It is made of MDF with a wipe clean glossy finish, so it will last a long time and is durable and non-slip. It measures 9cm x 9cm and would make a fun gift for some one with a good sense of humour.

This is a book called ‘The little Book of Management Bollocks: Why be human when you could be a manager’ by Alistair Beaton. This is a funny book which has all sorts of information to help anyone be instantly transformed into a modern manager, that is capable of talking management b*llocks at any time including managing risks by never investing in anything!’ It is a funny book that will make a good gift.

This is a fine china cup which says on it ‘boss lady’ which is in gold print and the rim and base is also gold. The main part of the cup is duck egg blue and the handle and insides are white. It has a 400ml capacity and is a really pretty cup. It is not safe for the microwave due to the metal and it also cannot go in a dishwasher. However, it makes a really elegant and pretty cup for someone who is a boss or who is just in charge!

This is a fun gag gift which is an inflatable punch bag with a person pictured on it. It is called Whack your boss and the idea is that you hit it when you need to relieve stress and pretend that it is your boss. It is 37cm x 18.5cm once it has been inflated. The base is weighted which means that it will spring back once hit, so you can have a another go.

This is a leather bag which would be great for anyone to use for work. It is available in either dark brown or brown and fits across the body with a strap or has clutch handles. It is 39 x 28 x 7cm and can hold a 14 inch laptop as well as lots of other things. It has a selection of compartments which can be very handy – a main pocket with phone holders and an inner zipped pocket. There is also a zipped pouch on the outside too.

This is a pair of cufflinks. They are mainly silver coloured and they are circular in shape with a black circle in the middle. On the outer rim they say ‘Boss’ at the top and ‘Hugo Boss’ underneath. They could of course make a good gift for a boss as they have the word boss on them but of course that is really because that is the brand and therefore they would make a great gift for anyone. They come in a black gift box.

This is a funny desk sign which would be great for any office worker including a boss. It says on it ‘Thank you for visiting my desk At present you are – 129 in the queue please hold’. The number on it is in green and looks digital as if it is an electronic counter. It is a funny gift to give and could make a great Secret Santa gift or similar present.

This is a boss voodoo doll. It is a black stuffed toy with different phrases on it and places where you can stick pins in it. A great way to get rid of your work stress. It comes in a box and so is all ready to give away as a funny gift. Great for someone with a bad boss or as a gag gift for someone that is a boss but has a good sense of humour.

This is an acrylic block which says on it ‘This is what an awesome boss looks like’ on it. It can stand up on a desk and is 10 x 10 x 2cm, so it will not take up much room. It has a crystal clear finish having been hand polished and could be used as a paper weight or just as a desk ornament.  This could also be placed on a shelf or windowsill in an office.

This is a manager survival kit. It is a bag containing 12 small items with a laminated card which explains how each item will be useful to the manager. Things such as: ‘crayon – to write down those bright ideas’, ‘paperclip – to help you to hold it all together’ and ‘tissue – for your cry babies’. It is a fun gift which will show any manager that you are thinking of them and want to help them in their job.

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