Lucy Adams
December 14, 2022
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In accordance with the company’s Yuletide Festivity policy, no paper chains, tinsel, bunting, streamers, banners or balloons are to be used within the office environment at any time without a completed risk assessment. 

All ‘Christmas Cakes’, ‘Yule Logs’ and ‘Mince Pies’ and must be tested for allergens and a CC (Certified Cake) notice issued. N.B. Any cake without a CC notice will be removed from the premises and destroyed in a controlled explosion.

The workplace dress code does not permit wearing a padded red suit at any time. Should any visitor get stuck in a chimney please inform facilities management. Sleighs should only park in visitor car park D otherwise they will be clamped. All elf activity must be reported under our modern slavery policy.

Music licensing law does not permit the singing of ‘We wish you a merry Christmas’ (or other carols on the black list) on the premises. 

Any Christmas gifts must be registered with the anti-bribery department and be opened by security beforehand. Wrapping paper may be used but, due to the risk of paper cuts when unwrapping, safety gloves must be worn. 

Phrases used in seasonal printed materials (Christmas cards)  e.g. ‘We wish you a merry Christmas’ must be accompanied by an enclosed printed caveat that these statements are purely those of the individual and do not represent the views of HR/the company.

Thank you for your cooperation. HR wishes you a Merry Christmas*.

*Please note these ‘wishes’ are not legally binding and HR in no way guarantees any employee a  ‘Merry Christmas’. 

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