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Fire Safety During Coronavirus | Advice for Businesses

Fire Safety During Coronavirus | Advice for Businesses

Fire safety during Coronavirus should still be a priority for business and premises owners, while respecting Government legislation to protect against the spread of COVID-19. We review the current Fire Safety guidelines and provide essential advice for businesses to keep employees and customers safe. Fire Safety during Coronavirus & Fire Risk Assessments (FRA’s) If you […]

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Furlough Scheme Extension | FAQs for Employers

Furlough Scheme Extension | FAQs for Employers

On Friday 29th May, the Government outlined the latest update to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), and provided details on the tapering of the scheme which will allow workers to return to work on a part time basis. It will also require employers to contribute towards furloughed workers’ wages after 1st August. The CJRS […]

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Adult Social Care Action Plan | COVID-19 Essential Guide

Adult Social Care Action Plan | COVID-19 Essential Guide

On the 15th April 2020, the Government published a new ‘action plan’ for the Adult Social Care Sector. The new plan also includes expansion of the care workforce through a recruitment campaign that will be backed by a new online learning platform to up-skill new care workers. Main Aims of the Adult Social Care Action […]

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Veterinary Care and Covid-19 | Essential Guidance

Veterinary Care and Covid-19 | Essential Guidance

Following the Prime Ministers announcement on the 23rd March 2020, veterinary care and services have been confirmed as one of the sectors classed as an essential service. Our safety team have reviewed the key current guidance and put together a round-up of essential advice for the veterinary care sector. Veterinary Care Sector | Key Safety […]

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Site Procedures | Construction Sector Covid-19 Advice

Site Procedures | Construction Sector Covid-19 Advice

Employers in the construction sector have a duty of care to protect their employees and maintain a safe working environment with the guidelines of current health and safety regulations. Now more than ever with the Coronavirus pandemic affecting every aspect of our working lives, Construction sites need to ensure they have effective site procedures in […]

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Key Workers | Essential Coronavirus Update for Businesses

Key Workers | Essential Coronavirus Update for Businesses

Due to the recent ‘Lockdown’ that has been imposed by the Government, people must only leave home for travelling to and from work and only if work absolutely cannot be done from home. As such ‘Key Workers’ have been deemed to be the only workers to leave their homes for work related activities. Who are […]

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Leptospirosis | How to Protect your Employees

Leptospirosis | How to Protect your Employees

Leptospirosis is a disease that affects millions of people every year worldwide and is potentially fatal. Around 60-70 people are thought to contract the disease in the UK each year resulting in 2-3 deaths annually. Weil’s Disease The infection – more commonly called Weil’s disease is caught through contact with infected animal urine, mainly from […]

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Helpful Business Tips for SME’s and Start-ups

Helpful Business Tips for SME’s and Start-ups

We understand the challenges facing business owners and that dealing with Employment Law and Health and Safety issues can be complicated and time consuming. Read our round-up of helpful business tips specifically for smaller businesses and start-ups, to make life easier for you. 1. Contracts of Employment Organise contracts of employment and an employee handbook. […]

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