‘Sports banter' | Should employers ban office football chat?

Should employers ban office football chat?

Comradery, and the resulting chatter that inevitably occurs, is a common fixture of the workplace. And whilst many may argue that socialising within teams is a positive thing for workplace dynamics, some subjects can cause more division than unison.

As such, Chartered Management Institute Head, Ann Francke, has announced that the official stance of the body is that all football chat should be banned from the workplace.

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