Bosses cancel Christmas parties

Millions of businesses are DITCHING the traditional Christmas party in a bid to cut costs, it emerged yesterday. A study quizzed 2,532 bosses on their company festivities and found that four in 10 are planning to do away with the celebration altogether. Lack of budget, the need to cut corners and recent redundancies are just…

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Female bosses more tolerant

Female bosses are more tolerant of employees doing personal chores during work hours new research has shown. Instead of berating colleagues for getting errands done in company time, women are more likely to appreciate the fact that staff have to maintain a work–life balance and only address the issue if employees are behind in their…

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Bosses taking holiday liberties

A quarter of bosses think it is acceptable to ring employees while they are on holiday, according to new research. A study of 2,000 employers shows that unless staff are willing to travel to far-reaching destinations such as the Maldives or the Caribbean, they are considered fair game for texts, phone calls and emails. In…

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