While I hate to be the legal voice of doom in what will be a carnival-like atmosphere, excitement over the World Cup could throw up some interesting and tricky issues for employers which have the potential to escalate.
With the World Cup in full swing, bosses across the country are deciding the extent to which they should embrace football fever – or, indeed, ignore it altogether.
World Cup fever is dominating the country, especially after England’s 6-1 win over Panama. Captain Harry Kane has been continuously praised, with the word most often assigned to his brand of leadership being “inspirational”.
From Maradona’s “Hand of God”, to Graham Poll’s “three yellow cards” and Zidane’s infamous headbutt, the World Cup is never short of momentous events. But as memorable as these are, it’s the constant evolution of the game that keeps us hooked.
With the FIFA World Cup just around the corner, England’s football manager, Gareth Southgate, has named his 23-man squad.
Having announced a new apprenticeship programme fusing accounting and football coaching in May, London-based team Chelsea hopes the recent success of the English at the women’s World Cup in Canada will boost applications when the initiative begins over the summer.
Turning a blind eye to a rogue employee's antics just because they're getting you results will always come back to bite you in the end, according to leadership coach Martin Palethorpe.
With the World Cup finally upon us, brands continue to unleash their footie campaigns to the world. But which ads have been the most memorable thus far?
The world’s best 32 footballing sides are currently being put through their final paces in time for Thursday’s World Cup opener. However, it is not just the players that need to be prepared.
The festival of football is here. Fans around the country are eagerly awaiting a month of sporting heaven. But businesses (pubs, supermarkets and replica shirt makers apart) are steeling themselves for football hell.
The World Cup is set to result in a major spike in mobile data usage as football fans keep up-to-date with the competition.
Acas has offered advice to employers in order for them to get the best from their employees and avoid absences during the football World Cup this summer.