Tags: sport

Luis Suarez bites another opponent – an employment law view

Fifa has opened disciplinary proceedings* against Luis Suarez after he was accused of biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini. The striker clashed with Italian defender Chiellini in the 79th minute of the Group D match. Television replays showed Suarez moving his head towards Chiellini, and apparently sinking his teeth into the defender’s shoulder. Chiellini responded by…

Will new flexible working rules come too late for the World Cup?

Fast-forward one month. England’s footballers have flourished in Brazil and several hours earlier booked a place at the World Cup semi-final. Time differences mean a pulsating quarter final match finished at 1.30am British Summertime. Now 10am, the office is distinctly quiet. According to specialist recruitment consultancy IntaPeople, the 2014 World Cup presents the perfect opportunity for…