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The World Cup is officially the new Christmas, thanks to Kendall Freeman.
Last Monday (5 June), the firm's employment team churned out some blurb headed "Managing 'sickies' during the World Cup madness".
The blatant plug for the firm, issued just four days before the tournament began, was the summer equivalent of the annual missive that warns employers of the inherent dangers of the Christmas party.
Apparently, it warbled, with the tournament then approaching fast, it was "essential" that employers start thinking about how they intend to manage unexplained or high levels of absences during the month-long period.
Really? Does anyone out there actually know of lawyers unprofessional enough to pretend to be sick simply so they could watch a game of football? Well, do you? Hello? Hello? Oh bugger, England are playing…