Office romance? How to make it work
What are the rules?
In this article

What are the rules?

There aren't actually any laws that stop you having an office romance, which is pretty good news.

In fact, according to a survey by XpertHR most companies (73 percent) don't even have a policy in place. 

But that doesn't mean you can go all out. A bit of caution and research is always a good idea.

"Check with your employer in confidence or look in the staff handbook. Because there is no law, policies vary wildly between employers," says John.

So what kind of things might policies stop you doing?

Well they might ban romantic behavior in the office and say that your relationship can't influence your conduct at work. It's unusual for employers to ban office romances all together though.

Love & Sex Editor
Rank this page: 

Don't miss...
What can you do with a pineapple that will give you a total body workout?The ultimate Valentine's Day gift ideas for your man: Give him what he wants
7th episode: How to stay in shape while enjoying the company of your friends 2nd episode: Marie shows you how to enjoy spending time with your little monsters while taking care of yourself...
Latest… 22/10/2016
Here Is What You Need To Know About Lesbian Sex
Everything You Wanted To Know About The Vagina But Were Afraid To Ask
All You Need to Know About Male Orgasms
Here Is Everything You (Secretly) Wanted To Know About The G-Spot
See all Love & Sex guides
Video: The secrets behind the way you hold your drink
See all Love & Sex videos

Don't miss out!

...Join our newsletter
Get the wewomen latest straight to your inbox
Find us on...