2020 has been a year that most of us will be glad to see the back of. Given many of us have been isolated this year, taking the time to plan a COVID safe Xmas Party for your business is a way to connect, share and support each other.
If you are considering organising a work Christmas staff party, here are our key tips.
A VIRTAL XMAS PARTY
Give each employee a supermarket voucher to buy their xmas goodies and drinks and have an online party.
Make it a theme party and there are plenty of games and engagement tools to use.
Get the team to come up with their favourites.
A XMAS PARTY
As with all work events, make sure you are explicit about appropriate behaviour. As an employer, you have a duty of care to provide a safe environment, including preventing bullying and harassment from occurring as much as possible and being prepared to intervene if it takes place.
We always suggest the owner/CEO email employees reminding people about their obligations a few days prior to the party. If you have an appropriate behaviours policy (and you should), it is a good idea to send this with the email.
And above all, have fun! We all need some laughs and enjoyment this silly season!
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