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Major study to investigate COVID-19 impact on gamblers

A major new study has been launched to understand how the COVID-19 lockdown has impacted gambling behaviour, including among potentially ‘high risk’ groups.

Major study to investigate COVID-19 impact on gamblers

Employers could face legal action over COVID-19 exposure, expert warns

Employers across the UK could face legal action from employees who return to work and contract the COVID-19 virus, a leading health and safety expert has warned.

Employers could face legal action over COVID-19 exposure, expert warns

New report reveals impact of minimum unit pricing for alcohol on small retailers

The Scottish Government’s minimum unit pricing policy has been implemented as intended by small retailers in Scotland, according to new research carried out by the University of Stirling.

New report reveals impact of minimum unit pricing for alcohol on small retailers

COVID-19: Dying patients should receive visits, experts say

Families should be enabled to visit dying loved-ones – even during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a healthcare expert who has recently overcome her own life-threatening illness.

COVID-19: Dying patients should receive visits, experts say

New study examines lifting of pub and nightclub restrictions

A new University of Stirling study is seeking to understand how the easing of COVID-19 pandemic restrictions on licensed premises can be effectively managed to protect emergency services.

New study examines lifting of pub and nightclub restrictions