Why achieve this many workplaces spend a lot cash to placed on a Christmas celebration? And the way do you face your colleagues should you suppose you’ll have embarrassed your self at one? Host Isabel Berwick sources recommendation from Jo Hemmings, a behavioural psychologist, whereas Jo Ellison, editor of the FT’s luxurious way of life journal HTSI, argues the case for taking advantage of the workplace Christmas celebration. Plus, Timothy Dowling, a screenwriter on the Hollywood movie ‘Workplace Christmas Get together’, tells Isabel why the topic is ripe for comedy.

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The workplace grinch could have some extent – it’s not enjoyable if it’s compelled: https://www.ft.com/content/59de98b0-17ae-44ec-b91c-4ffdf8761214

The work Christmas celebration is useless. Hooray! https://www.ft.com/content/468d0e2b-0607-4703-8f55-2d09d59fb578

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Offered by Isabel Berwick. Editorial route from Manuela Saragosa. Produced by Novel.

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