Wednesday January 22, 2020

Cut staff hours and boost the bottom line

Working long after the office closes is par for the course here, but a recent legal ruling should force employers to think again

12th August, 2018

It has always been a feature of certain jobs that you cannot put them down when you walk out of the office at the end of each day, but are expected to be available to deal with queries during the evening and over the weekend.

This even applies to so-called holiday periods. The rise of new technology has made it difficult for employees to completely switch off from work even when lying on a beach...

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