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 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.