No Smoking for RN

The Royal Navy has become smoke-free. From January 2021, smoking on HM ships and submarines (plus the Institute of Naval Medicine and HMS Sultan) will be barred. In March 2021, that ban extends to RN training establishments and from 01 June 2021 to all remaining RN and RM bases, air stations, reserve units and the… Read More


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