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HR Legislation Changes 2020 | Key Guide for Employers

HR Legislation Changes 2020 | Key Guide for Employers

It has been a busy year from an Employment Law perspective. Not only were there a raft of HR legislation changes in April, but there have been numerous new pieces of legislation and Government guidelines introduced to try to deal with issues arising from the Coronavirus pandemic. Whilst October 2020 doesn’t bring specific Employment Law […]

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Construction Site Inspections – HSE Announce October Initiative

Construction Site Inspections – HSE Announce October Initiative

Following on from the January 2019 launch of the HSE’s Dustbuster campaign, the HSE have announced their latest initiative to carry out more construction site inspections starting on 5th October, the initiative will last for one month. This is the fourth health-focused initiative of its kind. As in previous years, inspections will focus on respiratory […]

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Health and Safety Legislation Changes 2020 | What you need to know

Health and Safety Legislation Changes 2020 | What you need to know

It has been a challenging year for all kinds of businesses from a safety perspective. Whilst March saw various Health and Safety legislation changes, there have also been vast numbers of new Government guidelines aimed at preventing the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic. October 2020 doesn’t bring a whole host of safety legislation changes, however […]

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Employee Wellbeing and Remote Working

Employee Wellbeing and Remote Working

With current Government advice to “work from home if you can”, now more than ever it’s essential that employers consider the ongoing effects of the Coronavirus pandemic on their workers. Businesses should consider how to support homeworking staff and implement plans to promote employee wellbeing for those continuing to working from home. Employee Wellbeing & […]

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Job Support Scheme | An Essential HR Guide for Employers

Job Support Scheme | An Essential HR Guide for Employers

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced new plans to support businesses after the Furlough Scheme ends as part of a ‘winter economy plan’. The information we know so far is that on 1st November 2020 a new Job Support Scheme will be available to assist businesses who are facing lower demand as a result of the […]

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Workplace Hygiene & Reducing the Risk from Covid-19

Workplace Hygiene & Reducing the Risk from Covid-19

As an employer, you must protect your employees and customers from harm. This includes taking reasonable workplace hygiene steps to protect your workers and others from the risk of catching and spreading Coronavirus. The virus can transfer from people to surfaces and can be spread on to others who touch the same surfaces. Keeping your […]

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Legionella Testing and Covid-19 | Essential Safety Advice for Businesses

Legionella Testing and Covid-19 | Essential Safety Advice for Businesses

If your business and premises have been temporarily closed down during lockdown, regular safety tests may not have been undertaken including Legionella testing. However, safety law still applies; employers and organisations have a duty of care to protect their employees and customers from exposure to the risk of Legionella. What is Legionella? Legionnaires’ disease is […]

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Working in High Temperatures | A Guide for Employers

Working in High Temperatures | A Guide for Employers

With temperatures hitting above 30°C in many parts of the UK, what does this mean for your business and employees? We are frequently asked questions on the subject of employees working in high temperatures, this guide aims to provide advice to employers on managing employee’s health, safety and welfare. Working in High Temperatures – What […]

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