Absences

Manage Your World Cup Absences

Manage Your World Cup Absences

Free guide helps businesses prevent World Cup absences Employers can get advice to ensure this summer’s World Cup does not disrupt their business, following the publication of the free World Cup and absence management guidance by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). The guide suggests strategies such as flexible working, shift swapping and unpaid leave could be used to allow employees to legitimately watch important matches when they would otherwise be working. This it says could prevent unauthorised absences which risk compromising the needs of business. The guide also states that special screenings of World Cup matches on work premises could help boost staff morale. Businesses are obliged to have an up-to-date TV licence if they do this. “Research sugg... »