In our Guide we discuss some of the more interesting cases involving work social functions and offer you practical tips on how to plan and host a work social function and best practice strategies for dealing with the aftermath of an event gone wrong.
No, this wasn’t written by the Grinch! While we are lawyers we still believe that it is possible for employers to host work social functions that are fun and safe for everyone.
In our Guide we discuss some of the more interesting cases involving work social functions and offer you practical tips on how to plan and host a work social function. We finish off our Guide with ‘best practice’ strategies for employers and HR staff in dealing with the messy aftermath of an event gone wrong.
Happy reading and safe partying!
If you missed it...
We have had some great feedback from our last webinar of 2018, "Sorry for Party Rocking" - Managing the aftermath of a work function. If you missed out, a recording of the webinar is avaliable via this link for you to watch and listen at your convenience.
Need a laugh...
Q: Why did all the pictures come out dark from the superhero party? A: They forgot to invite the Flash.
Q: What do you call Iron Man without his suit? A: Stark naked!
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