Updated to include information on Bellman v Northampton Recruitment Ltd, a High Court decision on vicarious liability for a managing director's "brutal assault" of an employee.
We round up our resources that will help employers ensure that the Christmas period goes smoothly and manage issues relating to staff behaviour at the office party, lateness or non-attendance at work, refusal to work overtime, competing holiday requests and payment of bonuses.
We recap on the traditional guidance for employers on misconduct at the work Christmas party. We also examine issues employers might face this Christmas around attendance and absence.
Updated to include information on MBNA Ltd v Jones, an EAT decision on different sanctions for similar workplace party misconduct.
Practical guidance on ensuring acceptable behaviour at office parties and other work-related social events, such as the Christmas party, including vicarious liability and reasonable steps to prevent harassment by colleagues and third parties.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to employee appearance and behaviour at work-related events.