Firm helps quitters

May 2007
People Management;5/17/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p11
The article reports on the decision of Cambridgeshire, England-based communications agency Ware Anthony Rust to help its smokers quit by paying for patches and giving time off. The company has enrolled five of its 60 staff on a cessation course from National Health Service (NHS) provider CamQuit. Staff receive weekly 15-30 minute one-to-one sessions, in work hours, for seven weeks. The firm pays for prescriptions for cessation aids and allows staff to collect prescriptions during work.


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