Office politics

How to manage political debate at work

How can HR manage opposing political opinions at work? As a UK general election is now due on 4 July 2024, we asked two commentators for advice.

Just Stop Oil protests “impaired” doctor’s ability to practise

Doctor Sarah Benn had an “impaired” ability to practise after she took part in a number of Just Stop Oil protests, a medical tribunal found. 

UK professionals divided on political conversations at work

Half of UK professionals (53%) feel that respectful socio-political discourse in the workplace should be encouraged, while 45% disagree, according to a study by HR software provider HiBob.