Smoking Policy: Remember ‘Vaping’ & e-Cigarettes

A recent tribunal has highlighted the importance of having a policy on ‘vaping’, or using e-cigarettes , at work. In Insley v Accent Catering, a school catering assistant claimed she was constructively dismissed. The headteacher of the school where she was working complained to its catering contractor that Ms Insley had been smoking in front… Read More

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Sales of Sports Drinks Overtaken by E-Cigarettes

Electronic cigarettes overtook sports ‘nutrition’ drinks to become the UKs fastest growing supermarket product sold last year, by both volume and value. Data from the the consumer spending analyst Neilsen highlights that supermarket sales of the devices rose by 50% to 17.3 million units during 2013-2014. In contrast, the sales of other nicotine replacement products,… Read More