Jackie O'Fee's experience with an Ugg-booted office worker on page 22 in today's newspaper is one we can all appreciate. At the end of the day however, rules around dress at work have relaxed, and that's a good thing.

There are a few issues around being appropriately dressed for work. First is safety. No one should be in any doubt about what is needed to keep themselves healthy and safe in their job. That's a given.

The second is casual dress. It should be recognised that dress codes have changed over the years. What once were strictly jacket-and-tie professions