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Five mistakes employers can make managing an alcohol dependent employee – Laura Livingstone’s article on Employmentsolicitor.com

Laura Livingstone's article was published by employmentsolicitor.com on 15 July 2016

Written by Laura Livingstone
05/08/2016

Enjoying a drink with clients or colleagues can be a positive part of working life. Business deals are commenced and concluded over a glass of wine.  However, some employees are not able to follow the “enjoy in moderation” maxim and this can lead to issues for employers in managing alcohol dependent employees.

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Laura Livingstone

I am a partner and head of employment at Gordon Dadds. I graduated from Bristol University with a BA (Hons) in History, before beginning my legal career at Taylor Wessing. My expertise lies in the luxury retail, media, IT and architectural sectors. Over my 20 year career, I have dealt with all aspects of employment law within these fields, including a restructuring of Shoe Studio group following the sale out of administration. I am passionate about sport, both as a spectator and a participator; I play lacrosse for West London Women’s Club and I am a season ticket holder for Harlequins Rugby Club.

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