Why a dress code is not always a good look

While employers have a right to impose a dress code as long as it is not discriminatory, sometimes it makes sense to loosen the rules

4th August, 2019

Dress codes have been making headlines since 2016 when a receptionist was sent home from her job in London for not wearing high heels.

Last year’s heatwave also generated eye-catching reports of male employees being sent home for wearing shorts to work.

To protest against what they deemed to be a restrictive dress code, some male employees returned to work wearing dresses or skirts, presumably to make the point that prohibiting male employees from...

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