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When do after-work drinks become work-related functions?

Question: If staff bring their own alcohol to socialise after hours in the staffroom, is this still considered a work-related function because it is using the workplace as a venue?

The reasons given for wanting to have these social functions is so that department managers can reward staff, and build team and cross-department relations.

Should these after-hours get togethers still be governed by the workplace alcohol policy and treated as work-related functions?

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