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A Guide to Natasha’s Law and food labelling changes

A Guide to Natasha’s Law and food labelling changes

The aim of this article is to provide guidance on what is Natasha’s Law, what is prepacked for direct sale food, and how it will affect businesses. In addition, this article will address the key requirements of what food proprietors need to understand to comply. To begin with, what is Natasha’s Law? Natasha’s Law is […]

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A guide to the IET code of practice 5th edition changes

A guide to the IET code of practice 5th edition changes

Background on the IET code Just to give a little bit of background; the Electricity at Work Regulations (EWR) came into force in 1989, since which electrical safety management has been regularly debated and how businesses could comply with the requirements of the Regulations in the workplace. ‘Electrical equipment’, is defined in the Code as […]

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COVID-19 July Guidance – Offices, Factories, Labs and similar indoor environments

COVID-19 July Guidance – Offices, Factories, Labs and similar indoor environments

From July 19th, this guidance is for those people who work in or run offices, factories, plants, warehouses, labs and research facilities and similar indoor environments. Factories, plants and warehouses include industrial environments such as: manufacturing and chemical plants food and other large processing plants warehouses distribution centres port operations Labs include indoor research environments […]

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Covid-19 July Guidance – Events and Attractions

Covid-19 July Guidance – Events and Attractions

From July 19th, this guidance is for those people who work in settings related to events and visitor attractions. Visitor attractions and recreational facilities • Indoor and outdoor attractions, such as arcades, guided tours, water parks and theme parks, family entertainment centres, funfairs and fairgrounds, visitor attractions at film studios, and animal attractions at zoos, […]

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Covid-19 July Guidance – Construction and Other Outdoor  Work

Covid-19 July Guidance – Construction and Other Outdoor Work

From July 19th, this guidance is for those people who work in or run outdoor working environments. Working outdoors includes many people in: • construction • energy and utilities • farming and agriculture (including seasonal labour) • forestry • waste management and other infrastructure • railway services • street and highway services We expect to […]

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Covid-19 July Guidance – Shops, Branches and Close  Contact Services

Covid-19 July Guidance – Shops, Branches and Close Contact Services

From July 19th, this guidance is for those people who work in or run shops, branches, stores or similar environments and for people who provide close contact services including hairdresser and beautician. Shops and branches include all retail stores. This includes: • food retailers • chemists • hardware/homeware stores • fashion shops • charity shops […]

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Rolled-up Holiday Pay Now Unlawful | An Employers Guide 2022

Rolled-up Holiday Pay Now Unlawful | An Employers Guide 2022

Rolled-up holiday pay is the practice of paying holiday pay in the normal pay to a worker throughout their employment and not paying any holiday pay while the worker is on actual holiday. Since the introduction of Working Time Regulations (WTR) in 1998, this practice, for the most part, has died out. And is now […]

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An Employers Guide to Discrimination in the Workplace

An Employers Guide to Discrimination in the Workplace

Discrimination in employment is a vast topic, and not one that can be examined in one article. What this article will seek to do is take a whistle-top tour through the topic, giving an overview of the legally defined forms of discrimination, how to recognise them, the impact a discrimination claim can have on your […]

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