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The impact of alcohol on your mental and physical health

Many people are able to enjoy drinking alcohol in moderation, but there can be some serious side effects when a person binge drinks or drinks heavily over a long period of time. There are short and long-term effects of alcohol that can negatively impact your physical and mental health. The... Read More

21st February 2018
Nearly 60% of adults drink alcohol due to stress

Nearly 60% of adults drink alcohol due to stress

A recent research study by YouGov has revealed that almost 60% of adults in the UK are drinking alcohol in order to cope with the stress of every day life. The main objectives of the research were to provide an overview of adults’ drinking behaviour in the UK, explore the motivations for... Read More

30th January 2018
Hair Alcohol Testing: FAQs

Hair Alcohol Testing: FAQs

What is hair alcohol testing? A hair alcohol test is used to determine if a person has consumed alcohol over a certain period of time. The test works by examining the Etg (Ethyl Glucuronide) and FAEE (Fatty Acid Ethyl Esters) markers in your hair, and is one of the most accurate and established... Read More

24th November 2017
Drug & Alcohol Testing in the Workplace: Employee Rights

Drug & Alcohol Testing in the Workplace: Employee Rights

There are several reasons as to why a company may choose to implement a drug and alcohol testing policy for their employees. The misuse of drugs and alcohol can significantly impact a person’s ability to perform their standard day-to-day activities, leading to reduced productivity, as well as... Read More

17th November 2017
How long do drugs and alcohol stay in your system?

How long do drugs and alcohol stay in your system?

The length of time drugs and alcohol can be detected in your system for depends on a range of factors, including the type of test used, how much has been consumed, the strength of the substance, and the frequency of use. There are a range of samples that can be tested for drug and alcohol misuse... Read More

10th November 2017

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