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Getting Your Workforce Through the World Cup

June 29, 2018

Via: HR Hero

The World Cup is great time for football fans, as spirits soar and games provide plenty of post-match analysis in the staff room. New research, however, suggests the tournament could have a negative impact on UK business, with 53% of UK workers saying they plan to take at least one day off to watch a match during the competition.

The data comes from a survey undertaken by international office suppliers Viking, who questioned 1,679 British workers about their World Cup plans. The UK is likely to lose 23,190,235 working days for World Cup-related absences, at a cost of £2,424,539,069 ($3,173,915,604 as of today) top business.

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