The Grand Départ & World Cup Fever (not to mention Wimbledon!) How to keep your business on track this summer!
Love it or loathe it, there’s an awful lot of sport about this summer. When major sporting events take place, sickness and unauthorised absences also often increase, as can work-time website use, resulting in a decrease in productivity.
As a general observation, to make the next few weeks a success story for your business involves you adopting a strategy of forward planning and communication, applying rules consistently and in accordance with your policies and procedures. Any arrangements or relaxation of rules on a temporary basis (such as shift swapping, moving breaks, flexing lunch hours or start and finish times and permitting usage of work computers to watch games) should be communicated in advance, approved and recorded.
The following is our “10 top tips” for ways for businesses to maximise the opportunities presented by the forthcoming sporting events whilst not losing productivity.