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Kiss goodbye to that peck under mistletoe - office Christmas party tradition is at risk after MeToo The average Brit hopes to spend less than two hours at the work Christmas party Almost half of office staff believe being tipsy in front of a boss is unprofessional  The poll found six in 10 people have had to contribute to their own Christmas do

By Max Aitchison For The Daily Mail

Published: 01:16 GMT, 3 December 2019 | Updated: 11:00 GMT, 3 December 2019

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Huddling under the mistletoe for a festive kiss is a staple of the office Christmas party.

But the tradition is at risk of dying out as workers say it no longer feels appropriate in the age of MeToo.

According to a survey of office staff, almost three-quarters would never dream of suggesting a peck for fear of landing in hot water with personnel chiefs. 

Twenty one percent believe that any kind of speech from the boss is a no-no. And as many as 16 percent said enforced party games were tiresome and the same number said designating someone from the office as the DJ was embarrassing [File photo]

Twenty one percent believe that any kind of speech from the boss is a no-no. And as many as 16 percent said enforced party games were tiresome and the same number said designating someone from the office as the DJ was embarrassing [File photo]

And it seems plenty of other so-called traditions are at risk in these PC times. 

Almost half believe being tipsy in front of a boss is unprofessional and might get them in trouble, while 28 per cent insisted they have never considered using the office

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