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  • Liquid lunches: can an employer stop staff drinking during working hours?

    16 February 2017

    As reports emerge that employees at Lloyd's of London have been banned from drinking alcohol during the working day, we look at issues employers need to consider when enforcing alcohol or drug policies.

  • Employee substance misuse: five workplace tips

    12 August 2016

    The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence estimates the cost of alcohol-related absenteeism in England at £1.7 billion per year. We provide five tips for employers to respond to employee substance misuse.

  • Zika and the Olympics - can employees be forced to travel?

    5 August 2016

    As well as the athletes descending on Rio for the Olympic and Paralympic games, many people are travelling there to work over the coming weeks, but, in the light of the Zika virus, can employees be forced to work in Brazil?

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