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.
Eversheds partner Naeema Choudry joins us to discuss how the Fit for Work service can benefit employers, even if they already have their own occupational health provision.
Practical guidance on engaging with the Fit for Work service about an employee on sickness absence, including making a referral and dealing with Fit for Work after a GP referral.
Updated to reflect the launch of Fit for Work Scotland's online referral form.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to health and safety management.