Why you should watch England vs Wales at work today

Why you should watch England vs Wales at work today

Businesses looking to increase their productivity should switch on the TV this afternoon, according to a study from The Institute of Leadership and Management.

A survey of their 1,100 members found that a third thought that watching summer sports, such as the Euro 2016 clash between England and Wales, would increase productivity - The Evening Standard reports.

Recruitment firm Robert Half has also said many firms were embracing Euro 2016 as an opportunity to engage with staff.

Their Managing Director Phil Sheridan said: "Companies are increasingly recognising the impact an engaged and motivated workforce can have in achieving business goals and positively impacting the bottom line." 

HR Grapevine previously reported on the best way for HR to deal with the Euro 2016 fixture, with a lawyer commenting on how to handle staff that take illegitimate sick days to watch the action. Read about it here.

HR Grapevine has also reported on the excuses staff who decided to pull a ‘sickie’ will use. The find out what’s number one, click here

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