From 6am on March 26, 2006, smoking will no longer be allowed in the majority of enclosed public places, including workplaces, to protect people from the harmful effects of passive smoking. This applies only to Scotland.
The Scottish Executive has just published guidelines to help businesses and organisations prepare for the ban, together with other useful documents (such as downloadable posters to display in the workplace).
Click here for further information
[Thanks to Gillian Bain of Just Employment Law for sending me the above information.]