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

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

Written by Laura Livingstone

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 have 24 years qualification experience in employment law. My expertise lies in the luxury retail, media, IT and architectural sectors. Over my 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 spend 100% of my time dealing with employment matters. 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. Qualifications: BA History (Bristol) Postgraduate Diploma Law/Common Postgraduate Examination (CPE) (University of West London) Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice/Legal Practice Course (LPC) (College of Law London)

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