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LISTEN BACK: HR expert warns workplaces to 'stop accepting drug taking as the done thing'

Jun 15, 2022 11:06 By News Northern Sound
LISTEN BACK: HR expert warns workplaces to 'stop accepting drug taking as the done thing' LISTEN BACK: HR expert warns workplaces to 'stop accepting drug taking as the done thing'
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A HR expert has warned workplaces to stop accepting drug taking as the done thing.

Founder of HR solutions firm HR Buddy, Damien McCarthy has said that more and more conversations around issues such as performance, absenteeism, behaviour and competence are being linked to workers lifestyles.

HR Buddy represents employers in small and medium sized businesses and Damien has experienced, particularly since the lifting of restrictions, a huge problem with workplace performance and workplace relations.

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One thing which kept coming up is drug use and in particular, cocaine.

He spoke to our reporter Diarmuid Pepper about the issue:

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