How hot does it need to be before you can ask your boss to go home?

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It’s hot. Really hot. The air-conditioning isn’t working, the sun is blazing and the small office you are in is sweltering.

But can you ask your boss to go home if it’s unbearable? The simple answer: Not yet as there is no temperature limit set work UK workplaces. But there is some hope for those struggling...