Podcast: How to avoid a World Cup own goal

Tom ScaifeThe World Cup is in full swing and Wimbledon fortnight begins on Monday.

Major sporting events like these can cause a headache for employers as staff request time off to watch or, worse still, pretend to be ill and take a sickie.

In this podcast Tom Scaife, a partner and employment specialist with the commercial law firm Baines Wilson, looks at how employers should deal with these issues and how to avoid related discrimination or harassment claims.