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social media, drugs and alcohol seminar, Southampton


Following our recent survey, which attracted responses from over 270 organisations, we were pleased to announce the launch of our seminars which will consider the practical and legal concerns raised by the use of social media, drugs and alcohol on organisations. It has been widely documented that the trend towards monitoring and dealing with issues arising from that usage has been on the increase for a number of years and that was supported by many of those who responded to our survey. Consequently, the debate around how best to deal with this in the workplace continues.

Those organisations that completed the survey will be sent a bound hard copy of the full report along with the offer of one free place at one of our seminars. An executive summary of our survey findings will be available to all attendees on the day.

The seminars will also be held in Oxford on Thursday 26 April, Portsmouth on Thursday 10 May and London on Wednesday 23 May. You will have the option to select your preferred location when you click to register.


4.00 pm        Registration                                                                 
4.20 pm  Sarah Peacock - How organisations are dealing with issues that cross work-life and private-life boundaries: what our survey revealed
4.35 pm  Oliver Weiss - Minding your own business: the social media dilemma - when does your private life become a work matter?
5.10 pm  Short comfort break 
5.20 pm  John Mitchell - When does safety require an employer to take action?  
5.35 pm  Tim Forer - know your limits: employment issues arising from the misues of alcohol and drugs
6.00 pm  Q&A followed by refreshments and networking 
7.00 pm  Close 

Before, during and after the events, you will be able to follow our discussions on Twitter using #SMDASeminars. Do join in.


New Kings Court
Chandler's Ford
SO53 3LG


Thursday 3 May 2012


4.00 pm - 7.00 pm


£50 plus VAT
One free place for organisations who completed the survey


If you would like to attend please click the register button below. If you cannot attend this time but you or your colleagues would like to attend future events please let us know by emailing and we will retain your details on our mailing list.

To ensure you secure a place we recommend you register early. Please note that, even if you are entitled to a free place, you still need to register.

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Upon acceptance, an invoice will be prepared and issued. Payment can be made either by cheque or by credit card. To make payment by credit card once the invoice has been received, please contact a member of credit control on 023 9222 1122.

We recognise that on occasions delegates will book onto events and subsequently find that they are unable to attend. We therefore provide the following guidance.

If you notify the events team of your cancellation up to one week prior to the event, we will provide a full refund or offer a transfer of credit for another event.

If you notify the events team of your cancellation less than one week prior to the event the full cost will be payable.

Where you have booked a place at an event and do not attend without notifying the events team of your cancellation the full fee will be payable.

Similarly we will, on occasion, find it necessary to cancel an event. When this need arises we are committed to taking positive steps to alert you to the cancellation as soon as possible.

For further information please email