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DRUGS AND ALCOHOL

Substance misuse assistance

Public Health England (PHE) has released a new toolkit to help employers deal with workplace drug, alcohol and tobacco misuse issues. Is it worth a look? More...

ALCOHOL

Q&A - working under the influence of alcohol

ALCOHOL

Can you ban alcohol at lunchtimes?

Apparently, employees at Lloyd’s of London are up in arms because they’ve been banned from drinking alcohol at lunchtimes. As breaks are classed as private time, is a rule like this enforceable? More...

GROSS MISCONDUCT

Can you dismiss just because they smell of alcohol?

An employee has turned up to work smelling pretty bad and it’s obvious that it’s alcohol. Can you sack them simply because they reek of it or would a dismissal for this reason be inviting trouble? More...

DISMISSAL

Can you dismiss an alcoholic?

Apparently, 57% of employees regularly drink excessive amounts of alcohol. What if you discover that one of your own members of staff has a serious drink problem. Would this be sufficient grounds to dismiss them? More...

ALCOHOL

Fingerprinting staff for alcohol

Employers are being offered a new testing device which can tell if an employee has alcohol in their system from their fingerprints. Should you introduce it into your workplace or steer well clear? More...

ALCOHOL

Alcohol misuse loses 17 million days’ productivity

Apparently, 12.6 million of us regularly exceed government guidelines on safe alcohol consumption. This loses employers up to 17 million working days each year. But are you obliged to have an alcohol policy? More...

GROSS MISCONDUCT

P*ssed (off) worker wins unfair dismissal case

An employee who was dismissed for drinking a single pint of lager shandy has just had his unfair dismissal claim upheld by the Employment Appeal Tribunal. So what did the employer involved do wrong here? More...

ALCOHOL ABUSE

520,000 staff are hungover every day

DISMISSAL

Alcohol and training courses

An employee who likes to regularly overindulge in alcohol can be a problem at the best of times. But suppose it results in them being kicked off an external training course that they must attend. Can this be grounds for dismissal? More...
Last updated: 07.12.2018

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