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.
We round up our resources that will help you manage workforce issues that can arise from severe winter weather. We provide guidance on likely scenarios, including where employees are late or unable to travel to work, or stay at home to look after children because schools are shut, as well as closure of your workplace.
A model policy to set out how employees should manage employees who face difficulties attending their place of work and returning home during periods of severe weather or when there are disruptions to transport.
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