Workplace romances are more common than you think; two-thirds of Brits have been romantically involved with a co-worker new research by Adzuna has found, while 28% revealed that they found their current partner at work. And it seems more employees are open to the idea of dating colleagues at work as 75% said they would think about it. While this may be the case, why is it that CEOs from well-known organisations such as BlackRock and McDonald’s have lost their jobs as a result of a workplace romance? Late last year it was revealed that Steve Easterbrook, former CEO of fast food chain McDonald’s, was sacked for having a consensual relationship with one of his employees. A statement released at the time claimed that he had “demonstrated poor judgement” and violated company...
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