Any major sporting event, such as the Olympic Games, usually coincides with a rise in absence and last minute requests for leave. The Games may also cause disruption and problems getting to work. This is of no surprise if you consider that there are in excess of 400,000 overseas visitors expected, not to mention over … Continue reading
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