Valentine’s Day | What challenges could HR face?

What challenges could HR face?

Hearing of romantic relationships between colleagues is not unheard of in workplaces. This is echoed in 2020 data from Reboot Digital Marketing, which found that 45% of employees had admitted to some form of a romantic relationship at work during their career.

While many companies will likely have policies in place that forbid or altogether ban workplace romances – a 2013 study by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) found that more than twice as many employers have written or verbal polices on office romances than in 2005 – with the vast majority of employees now working remotely, monitoring this type of behaviour is now proving to be more tricky.

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