An Employer's Guide to Tackling "World Cup Fever" 2014

Posted in : Eversheds HR Speed Brief on 19 June 2014
Julie Galbraith
Eversheds

The 2014 FIFA World Cup kicked off in Brazil on 12 June and is set to run until 13 July. A survey conducted by YouGov for Wolters Kluwer and reported by Legal-Island recently, revealed that 1 in 4 male employees aged between 25-34 may take unauthorised absence from work during the World Cup. Yet only 1 in 5 employers had made special arrangements. So what steps can you take to avoid employees being struck down by a bout of “World Cup Fever”?

Employers should review their approach to this issue from several angles.


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Julie Galbraith
Eversheds

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