Workplace Drug Testing Situation in the UK

Drug misuse is an on-going problem of our society; and unfortunately, many of the drug users are part of the workforce. In the United Kingdom, drug testing can be legally performed by an employer during the pre-employment stage and/or for random testing of current employees. However, statistics show that only a small percentage of UK […]

UK Laws on Workplace Drug Testing

Unlike in the United States, the legal scope on drug testing at work in the United Kingdom is more lax. According to the 2004 report from the Independent Inquiry on Drug Testing at Work (IIDTW), facilitated by DrugScope and funded by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and the Network of European Foundations, there is no direct […]