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  1. Help please Is there any way someone can be found not fit for work if they have a dependency on Alcohol? He had failed his assessment.
  2. http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/heavy-drinkers-to-be-offered-lifesaving-pill-that-helps-reduce-alcohol-consumption-9771600.html
  3. In my usual weekly online order from asda, I ordered their cheapest vodka. When the order arrived there was no vodka and when I telephoned the store to ask why no substitute had been offered, I was informed that under new government guidelines, they are unable to substitute more expensive alcohol. I contacted Tesco and asked if this was the case with them too and they told me that they hadn't heard anything about this, and they would have substituted. I'm still waiting for a phone call from Asda to quote the legislation on this as I can't find it anywhere and surely, if it's EU law, as wa
  4. I was flying back from Treviso, Italy to London Stansted wtih Ryanair. I was given as gifts one bottle of Whiskey and one bottle of Rum, both 40% ABV. Total volume was 1.5 litres. I knew that I wouldn't be able to take them in my bag as security don't let you take liquids so I bought a packed luggage for £30 the day of my flight. I got to the airport early and went to check in my bag at the bag drop-off. A ryanair staff member asked what was in the bag and I told her. She said I can't check in alcohol as it will explode in the flight. I told her I had bought the checked bag only for
  5. I used to love going to the pub with friends for a night out on a friday. Now we take turns and have an evening around someones house. I actually prefer it now , since I smoke and the prices in London pubs are extortionate these days. I can buy a bottle of nice wine or 5 tins of lager for a fiver in the local shop.Wouldn't get any change from 20 quid in a pub for that. Very expensive to have a good night out in London now.I'm sure its the same across the country.
  6. Please could someone help me find a piece of legislation, not anecdotal, which shows that alcohol dependence should be treated as a sickness by employees? I know it should be but I can't find anything to support this. Also any help with demonstrating it should be capability not conduct
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