Let's Talk About... Festive Parties Without the Harassment HangoverPosted in : Let's Talk About... on 11 December 2017
It’s December! How has that happened? December arriving means that it's festive party season again!
Does this mean it's time to dust off the old festive advice and go to town on how you should police your work-related events? Given the sharpening focus on harassment in the workplace (and more generally), maybe it should.
Whether an office Christmas party takes place within working hours, out of hours, in the office or away from the office, it is considered an extension of the working environment. While no one wants to be the office scrooge and take away the positive outcomes of an office Christmas party, employers do need to be aware of the risk of unsavory incidents that could
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