Your workplace needs to provide certain basic conditions to comply with fundamental health and safety legislation. Take a look at the image below to see if your workplace is up to scratch.
The festive season is, to use a colloquial term, higgledy piggledy. Everyone is clamouring for time off to be with their loved ones and to take a well-earned break, while employers are trying to accommodate the rush for leave and keep their companies running smoothly and productively. There’s also the added problem that parents of children at school have to take leave at this time of year as schools close for a considerable period.
At the same time, the current economic climate means no business wants to be in a position of disappointing valuable customers – something that could happen with severely diminished staff levels.