The Office Christmas Party: Top Tips for Employers

Posted in : Webinar Recordings on 23 November 2018
Bláthnaid Evans
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‘Tis the season to be jolly and the office Christmas party is fast approaching! For many employees, this is the highlight of the year - a reward for working hard, a chance to unwind and enjoy in the festive fun with colleagues. However, Christmas parties often raise legal challenges for employers and very often bring threat of legal proceedings.

Bláthnaid Evans, Head of Employment at Leman Solicitors, outlines the potential risks of Christmas parties, including sexual harassment, alcohol-fuelled brawls, discrimination and post-party absenteeism. Bláthnaid explains the legal risks involved, what employers can do to prevent and deal with allegations of sexual harassment following the

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