Can sport be bad for your business health?

Employees who take sick days during sports events will need careful monitoring this Summer, which features a perfect storm of the Champions League Final, the Football World Cup, Wimbledon, Tour de France, my annual village Rounders grudge match and the British Grand Prix to name but a few of the fabulous sporting line ups. We all know that sickness absences surge during and after big sporting events, so with many key matches scheduled during work hours, organisations would do well to get ahead of the game and forward plan this…

Snow day

How did you handle the recent snow day? Normally, a bit of snow is great fun. Who doesn’t love a spot of snowman building, after all?! But adverse weather is likely at some point to give employers concerns about employee absence levels. So what do you need to know about the impact of bad weather conditions? 1. Minimum working temperature As the winter weather bites, do you know what protection you have to provide for your employees from the chill? The answer to whether you need to provide a min…