World Cup fever — an employer’s survival guide

The World Cup runs until 13 July and from past experience we know it can give rise to a few employment challenges (as well as injecting some much needed excitement into the working day).

Businesses still have to run and targets still have to be met, so keeping customers and employees happy can be quite a balancing act for employers. Many opt to issue guidelines to staff on points such as taking time off, website usage, flexible working (including watching matches during working time) and conduct at work/work-related events. There is a lot of wisdom in this approach, as setting the ground rules at the outset means it is far easier to manage unacceptable conduct or absence and to maintain the good morale that the World Cup hopefully engenders…

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