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.
We discuss how employers can respond to drug and alcohol misuse in the workplace by supporting employee wellbeing and using enforcement measures, such as drug testing.
We discuss how employers can support employees with substance misuse issues and respond to drug- or alcohol-related incidents in the workplace.
The British Medical Association's occupational medicine committee has published new guidance on best practice in terms of recruiting people with alcohol or drug dependency issues.
Given the Zika virus outbreak, employers should be aware of the health and safety and legal implications involved if they insist on their employees travelling to Rio for the Olympics.
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?
What can an employer do if a line manager who is responsible for enforcing a drug and alcohol testing policy refuses to take a test? We find out in Dyson v Asda Stores Ltd.
A manager who refused to take a "for cause" drug test was fairly dismissed because his employer was entitled to expect him to set an example for other staff, according to an employment tribunal.
Engineering and professional services firm Arup won the Award for Health and Wellbeing, sponsored by Investors in People, at the 2015 Personnel Today Awards. Here we showcase its winning entry.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to employee health.