Do you have a company party coming up? Or maybe you're just planning in advance. Either way, many people struggle with the question of whether or not to allow alcohol at a work-related party. Of course, there are positives and negatives to both sides. Read on to learn when, and if you should serve alcohol at your next work party.
Having a company party can be a great way to boost morale and increase bonding amongst employees, and who doesn't love a good cocktail or beer at a party? However, before you even think about serving alcohol at your company party, check with your company's insurer to see if you have proper liquor liability coverage. If you do, then you're all set to consider the next steps. To ensure that nobody is overserved or any other sort of issue, you'll want to hire professional and licensed bartenders. Make sure they know not to serve anyone who appears intoxicated or underage.
If you decide that you want alcohol at your work party, make sure that everyone has a safe ride home, you may even want to go the extra mile to prepay for taxis to take employees home. Remember, safety is key!