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  • Criminal law and fatalities in the workplace: what HR needs to know

    Date:
    13 April 2017

    Fatalities in the workplace are a challenge for HR and the stakes are high with the potential for criminal charges, large fines and imprisonment. Andrew Katzen and Claire Wallace from Kickman & Rose solicitors offer a case study with lessons on how to manage each stage of an organisation's response.

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

    Date:
    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

    Date:
    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.

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