Interoffice dating rules
These relationships make sense because the commonalities that coworkers share such as proximity to the workplace, shared interests, similar ages, children about the same age, the actual work and customers, and similar incomes, encourage friendships and potential romantic relationships.
With so much in common, friendships and romantic relationships are a natural outcome of the environment.
A policy on romantic relationships in the workplace would normally be found in the Staff Handbook and require an employee to advise senior management or HR of the relationship and to be discreet.To educate and celebrate these star-crossed staffers, Simply Fired ( Make sure s/he's single, not one to kiss and tell, and most importantly, not related to your boss. Simply Fired.com) introduces a "Top 10" guide to workplace romance and a "Love on the Job" contest for workers who have loved..lost. Know the rules Before even entertaining the thought of wooing a co-worker, check your company's employee handbook. The policy would also normally prohibit a manager from dating an employee in their reporting line and would include safeguards to protect confidential information.Love contracts are commonplace in the US, whilst relationship policies are becoming more usual in the UK.
Discrimination and harassment law in the UK covers all areas of the employment relationship from beginning to end, including job adverts, recruitment, conduct during employment, work social events, dismissal and giving references.