Watching Olympics at Work? Get a TV Licence!

Watching Olympics at Work? Get a TV Licence!

With more than 2,500 hours of live Olympics on TV this summer, most broadcast live during the working day, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) and TV Licensing have warned small firms to check they are licensed to watch at work or face a fine. Research last year by Harris found that just 11% of UK small businesses have planned what to do with staff keen to watch London 2012. FSB chairman John Walker said: “The Olympics will boost morale across the country and so those firms that wish to show events must make sure they are prepared — even if staff wish to watch via a computer.” The research also highlighted that more than half the firms interviewed hadn’t yet catered to staff, visitors and customers wanting a screen to view key events. Many businesses &mdas... »