Tags: Colleagues

Majority of Brits make lifelong friendships at work

The average full-time worker in the UK clocks 37 hours per week, but just how well do we know the person sat across from us, or those who say “good morning” while making a brew? New research has looked into Britons attitudes towards their co-workers to reveal just how willing the nation is to create…

Teacher with anti-Semitic beliefs loses Tribunal claim

A primary school teacher dismissed after allegations of anti-Semitic abuse has lost his attempt to argue that his opinions were a ‘philosophical belief’ covered under the Equality Act. Mr Arya lost his job after allegations of shouting at and pushing a child, making sexist and racist comments about colleagues in letters to the National Union…

The heat is on: Hard-pressed office workers pick up the slack when colleagues are on holiday

Seven in 10 (70%) HR directors say tasks are delegated to other employees when team members are on holiday Only 15% of UK companies bring in extra resources to cover holiday absence OfficeTeam offers 5 tips to help manage workloads when team members are on holiday Seven in ten (70%) HR directors say that tasks…

Christmas Party Season: Proceed with Caution!

Employment Law expert warns of the potential pitfalls surrounding office Christmas parties and says: “Remember: you’re not working – but you’re still at work!” With the festive season drawing near, offices are buzzing with talk of the hottest event of the year – the Christmas party! Whether it’s what to wear, who to kiss under…