Acas guidance for employers on winter weather issues
Article by:Makbool Javaid |
Acas have issued a timely reminder about its guidance for employers on workplace issues over winter months together with specific advice on travel disruption and bad weather. The former includes top tips on winter colds and flu which can lead to an increase in workers calling in sick, and wellbeing in the workplace where winter can sometimes exacerbate conditions such as stress and depression. The latter includes advice on paying delayed or absent workers, paying workers when an employer decides to close, school closures and other unexpected issues and working temperatures during bad weather.
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