Our latest survey on sickness absence shows a slight upward turn in absence rates, but with the onset of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, it may be that 2020 will be something of an anomaly when it comes to sickness absence metrics.
Is there a maximum temperature beyond which employees are not expected to work? Should employers relax their dress codes when temperatures are high? Can employees request annual leave at short notice? XpertHR has a range of resources to help HR manage employment issues that may arise during hot weather.
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