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Corporate Governance Framework

Our corporate governance framework sets out the necessary responsibilities and procedures that guarantee we operate properly.

  1. Contents
  2. Code of conduct for employees
  3. Alcohol and substance misuse

Alcohol and substance misuse

62. The Commission recognises that incapacity caused by drugs or alcohol may be a symptom of health problems such as alcoholism or drug dependency and, under such circumstances, will manage any necessary action under the terms of the Alcohol and substance misuse policy. It is your personal responsibility to ensure that you do not come to work if you are not fit to do so.

63. Should your actions outside of work affect your ability to undertake your work within the Commission, for example losing your driving licence, you should advise either your manager or the Head of Human Resources.

64. Although the Commission’s offices will normally be alcohol free, alcohol may on appropriate official occasions, be provided by the Commission. In these circumstances, you should exercise personal discretion and ensure that your consumption of alcohol does not affect your ability to work effectively.

65. In no circumstances should employees bring alcohol onto Commission premises for consumption.

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