New Rules Forcing Workers to Declare Office Romances
Milmo, Cahal, The Independent (London, England)
BRITISH COMPANIES are increasingly drawing up formal codes of conduct for employees whose work interests spill over into a sexual relationship.
A survey of leading employers to be published today reveals that the proportion of firms who have written guidelines for office romances has more than doubled in the last two years. The study found 10 per cent of companies now expect enamoured co-workers to declare their relationship if their private and professional lives could lead to a "real or perceived" conflict of interest.
Britain's long work hours culture means an estimated 30 per cent of people will meet their life partner at work. The consequent growth in …
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Publication information: Article title: New Rules Forcing Workers to Declare Office Romances. Contributors: Milmo, Cahal - Author. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: December 11, 2002. Page number: 6. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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