What would you do if an employee was under the influence of alcohol in the workplace

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Dealing with employees under the influence of alcohol in the workplace

When employees get into the festive spirit at Christmas lunches and drink events, it can often lead to them being under the influence of alcohol at work which can have serious consequences for your business. Download the latest in our series of comics about how to address tricky workplace situations. 

A few employees from Verulam Ltd decide to go for a pub lunch. One of the managers, Colin, has a client meeting at 3pm but doesn't want to miss out so decides to go with his colleagues.

Colin returns to the office and meets with his client whilst under the influence. The client complains to Verulam Ltd after their meeting. What should the company do?

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