The HSE have recently announced that they will be visiting waste and recycling organisations throughout the country. The recycling and waste industry has one of the highest rates of workplace injuries and the HSE are proactively targeting their recycling sector site inspections to look at how health and safety can be improved to ensure the […]
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With that time of year almost upon us, the Safety Team at Wirehouse have put together some key tips about workplace Christmas decorations and keeping safe. By following simple safety precautions you can ensure that your employees enjoy the festive period and your business is protected from unwanted hazards. Putting up Workplace Christmas Decorations | […]
There are countless online resources offering employers HR advice , but not all are as useful as they could be. In order to get the most from these resources, we’ve compiled a list of the top 5 resources for free HR advice when you just need a little guidance or assistance that you can rely […]
Confused about the effect of a no deal Brexit on GDPR and your business? Read our essential guide for SME’s to let you know what you need to be thinking about now, in preparation for a potential no deal Brexit. The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations) were introduced by EU law but have been incorporated […]
Driving licence revocation by the DVLA on medical grounds has reached a five year peak last year with more than 73,000 drivers having their licences withdrawn – a 50 per cent increase compared to 2014. Research by car selling site Motorway.co.uk, which analysed DVLA data, found that alcohol was the main reason for driving licence […]
Its essential for everyone working in the Education Sector to have effective measures in place when managing safety in schools. Not only to minimise the health and safety risks to children, but also for employees and school visitors. Need help with any specific health and safety issues in your school? With years of expertise in […]
In a recent employment tribunal case, an employer has been found guilty of failing to make temporary reasonable adjustments for a disabled employee, which, as a result, cost the employer in excess of £75,000 in an employment tribunal award. Employers have a legal duty under Equality Act 2010 (s.20) to make reasonable adjustments for disabled […]
We understand that it’s not easy for businesses to keep up to date with changes in safety guidance and legislation. We review the key Health and Safety legislation changes for you including the changes to some safety legislation to prepare the UK for its imminent exit from the European Union. Health and Safety (Amendment) (EU […]