With hindsight, perhaps “How should employers deal with large numbers of employees wanting to cancel holiday booked to watch the England v Costa Rica match?” would have been a more appropriate question. But, at the beginning of June, employers were looking for guidance on how to deal with competing requests for time off and other World Cup related issues.
England’s performances aside, there were plenty of exciting 5pm kick-off matches that would have caused challenges for some employers. And the potential distractions continue with Wimbledon now in its second week. This sporting theme is reflected throughout the top 10 list of most popular XpertHR FAQs during June 2014.