Big question | Should you ban eating smelly food at work?

Should you ban eating smelly food at work?

It’s a busy Wednesday, you’re suffering from that classic mid-week fatigue and to top it all off, Wendy from Finance is eating the reheated homemade vindaloo that she’s been bragging about since Monday.

Is it even possible to function with such pungent aromas taking your mind away from your work? Judging by the eight-foot radius of emptiness in an otherwise densely-packed office, we suspect that others are feeling the same about her culinary misadventures, too.

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