Implementing Smoking Bans in Business Premises
- Price: £3.60
- Published: December 2015
- Type: Business Information Factsheet
- Format: PDF
Legislation is in place that bans smoking in enclosed public places and workplaces, including certain vehicles. The ban affects many types of business, particularly those in the hospitality and entertainment industries. There are specific requirements in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland that business owners need to understand in order to comply with the legislation.
The legislation does not cover the use of e-cigarettes.
This factsheet provides information about how to implement a no-smoking policy that covers business premises and how to comply with requirements of the smoking ban. It also explains how the smoking ban is enforced and the penalties for non compliance with the ban.