Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Holiday Parties... or Not?
Thanksgiving and Christmas are almost here, and many offices plan holiday parties at this time of year... or at least try to figure out how to recognize employees for their hard work, loyalty, etc. If you're looking for ideas other than the typical office party, articles #1 and #2 may interest you. If you're still going to hold the annual bash, you may want to take a look at the rest of this week's articles to help avoid liability that could damage - or close - your business.
Here are several suggestions for festivities that don't need to involve alcohol. (Item #1) Perhaps you'd like your holiday celebration to reflect the austerity of the times but still be fun. (Item #2) If you're going ahead with the big bash, some tips on limiting liability. (Item #3)
Here's an office party risk assessment checklist for managers. (Item #4) There are several types of liability you need to look out for. (Item #5) Don't let party incidents destroy the goodwill the event was designed to create. (Item #6)