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24 April 2017

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Alcohol usage in the UK armed forces

Statistical bulletin will be published by the Ministry of Defence on 20 July 2017.

Job with Shelter: £87,500pa + “excellent” benefits

The housing and homelessness charity seeks a director of campaigns, policy and communications, based in London. Apply by 8 May.

Nursing staff to get new screening tool for child sexual exploitation

It is based on prompting conversation rather than ticking boxes, and is due to be unveiled later this year, Nursing Times reports. There is a disproportionately high correlation between childhood sexual abuse and later addiction.

Wanted: CEO for ADAS, £45,000-£50,000pa

ADAS – West Essex Alcohol & Drugs Service – seeks a new CEO based in Harlow, Essex. Apply by 19 May.

“It happened quickly, not drinking has become acceptable”

“It (not drinking) is a trend which would have been socially unacceptable in journalism not long ago,” a Scotsman reporter writes.

Charities ‘missing vital opportunity’ to show how they benefit the public

The Charity Commission published its scrutiny of charity accounts, finding that 54% of those reviewed did not meet the public benefit reporting requirement. It says these charities are missing a vital opportunity to explain their impact.

Drug-driving limits to be introduced

Drug-driving limits and roadside drug testing will be introduced in Scotland in 2019, the Scottish government confirmed.

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