Not such a rosé picture

Syedain, Hashi
February 2009
People Management;2/26/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p26
The article focuses on the implementation of an alcohol policy in companies. Government data has revealed that 26% of the British population drink more than what is recommended by the National Health Services (NHS), leading to the loss of about 17 million working days annually due to alcohol-related sickness. Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) adviser for employee relations Ben Willmott pointed out that encouraging sensible drinking could be helpful in establishing formal alcohol policies.


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