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Information & Guides : Workplace addiction

12 Jun 18

If you are reading this, there is a strong possibility that you are considering quitting alcohol in a bid to improve your career prospects. You won’t be the first, and there are many success stories out there pointing to a positive correlation between sobriety and improved performance in work and in your daily life.

01 May 18

As an employer or business owner, one of the most delicate and complex situations that can arise is when you suspect one of your staff is struggling with an addiction.

21 Sep 17

Having an addiction to work is a serious health condition, sometimes called workaholism. Work addiction is often known as the “respectable addiction”, but just like any other addiction, it occurs when individuals act compulsively in order to gain a seemingly rewarding result. Being a workaholic can have a detrimental effect on a person’s mental and […]

10 Aug 17

What should you do when you can see the signs of an alcoholic manifest themselves in an employee? Helping a co-worker requires diplomacy and tact. One of the biggest issues is that your colleague may be in denial about the problem. In this blog, alcohol rehab specialists, Port of Call, discuss how to spot alcoholism […]

03 Nov 16

Random drug testing in the workplace has become more common, in order to increase employee protection and reduce workplace accidents. Drug rehab experts Port of Call investigates the effects of substance misuse in the construction industry and how drug testing on construction sites can help to minimise the problem.

31 Oct 16

According to studies, 1 in 10 people are affected by addiction. The majority of people who have a drinking problem are in work, which can affect colleagues and workplace productivity. Recent research shows that 12% of adults have drunk alcohol during the working day to cope with workplace stress while 17% of personnel directors described […]

29 Oct 16

Over the years, alcoholism in the workplace has sadly become an increasingly common problem. According to studies, the increase in alcohol consumption is directly associated with stress at work. In this blog, alcohol rehab experts Port of Call highlights the dangers of alcoholism, the importance of workplace drug and alcohol policies and offers advice on combating […]

28 Oct 16

Random drug testing in the workplace is often used to keep substance misuse clear of the work environment. By doing this, companies are promoting employee welfare and the safety of the public. In this blog, drug rehab experts Port of Call discusses the process of drug testing and explores some of the challenges associated with […]

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