Poppies at Work

Dispute Resolution - 1 minute read

With remembrance day right around the corner, this article from Personnel Today helpfully busts some of the myths regarding the employment law position on employees wearing poppies at work.

As with many aspects of employment law, an employer’s stance on wearing poppies ought to be dealt with sensitively and delicately so as to avoid workplace disputes, and any blanket bans or obligations to wear poppies may attract criticism.

Employers often make the headlines over their policy on staff wearing a poppy in the workplace. We set out the myths and realities for employers over the emotive and sometimes controversial issue of employees displaying poppies at work in the lead-up to Remembrance Day on 11 November.