Unions and politicians are calling for a bank holiday if England win the World Cup – and for bosses to be sympathetic to their workforce if they are a little worse for wear on Thursday morning.
As England gear up for their semi-final clash against Croatia, employers across the country may be worried that productivity will slump to zero if the national team make it to the final.
But the Trades Union Congress (TUC) has urged employers to be understanding and let their staff enjoy the moment. It has called on managers to arrange flexible working hours or allow staff to work at home and to be as generous as possible with annual leave requests. Read more