Legally, there are no laws preventing office romances. How can employers determine how they are going to respond to them?
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A new study from thinkmoney has found that offices are a hotbed of romance. While a third of these result in long-term relationships or marriage, workplace romances can also have their destructive side, with consequences ranging from awkward encounters to employees feeling they have to leave the company to avoid their ex.
More than a third of UK workers admit to having had a relationship with a colleague, and 17 percent say they’ve had more than one, according to new research carried out for budgeting account provider thinkmoney. More than half of those questioned in London say they’ve had an office romance.
People photocopying their own bottoms and being caught in the office stock cupboard with their trousers round their ankles in the act of a sexual liaison. AirConUK discovers the truth behind these office myths in a new survey.
Gary Cattermole discusses the issues that can arise as a result of workplace relationships and offers suggestions about how they can be effectively managed.
64 percent of managers don’t mind workplace relationships but more and more companies are implementing dating policies.
Not everyone wants to open their heart about who their new squeeze might be – especially if they work in the same office – according to a new survey of UK workers from Nottingham-based recruitment specialists staffbay.com. The staffbay.com poll reveals that over half (55 per cent) of the 5,000 people surveyed think that office…
Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and with it many workers may be considering their options for finding love. As almost everyone working longer hours, starting relationships with colleagues is often less of a taboo, and more of an ‘I do’ – which can be a tricky situation for employers to manage. In order to find…
According to new research by recruitment specialist, OfficeTeam, 97% of HR directors either always or sometimes allow office romances in the workplace. Of the 200 HR directors who were asked, ’What is your company’s policy on workplace romance?’, only 4% said that it is banned from taking place in the office. The survey questioned 200…