An Employer's Guide to Tackling "World Cup Fever" 2014Posted in : Eversheds HR Speed Brief on 19 June 2014 Issues covered:
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.
As many employers are aware, employers are required to provide their employees with a statement of the main terms of their employment under the Terms of Employment
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