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Alcohol at staff social events

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Last updated on 29 November 2016
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Is there guidance on staff drinking alcohol during Christmas lunches? The DfE says decisions about whether staff can drink alcohol during a staff lunch are down to the headteacher and governing body. We refer to guidance from a local authority and two unions, and link to school policies.

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Contents

  1. 1 Headteachers must determine what is appropriate
  2. 2 LA guidance on alcohol at work
  3. 3 Union advice on alcohol at work
  4. 4 Alcohol at social events: examples of school policies

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