Lone Working Risks and 3 Real World Examples with Practical Advice When we first published the original lone working article the aim of the article was to provide guidance on the definition of who is a lone worker, addressing the risks that lone workers can face, how to assess and control the risks to lone […]
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There has been a rise in work related stress in the motor trade over the last twelve months, resulting in an increase in the cases of `poor sleep’ and `anxiety.’ Research from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has also shown that those who work in the motor industry have suffered more injuries at work […]
Employment Law & HR Legislation 2023 Changes – Pay, Flexible Working, Carer’s Leave Bill, & Redundancy Protection
There are major changes coming to Employment Law legislation in 2023. To help you understand we have written a guide on what we can expect to see and the implications of the changes. Pay Related Changes The Department for Work and Pensions has published its annual rate increases for 2023-2024: Changes to Flexible Working Request […]
What is the Importance of Conducting an Effective Safety Audit? Conducting an effective safety audit is important for several reasons: Who Can Conduct a Health and Safety audit? There are a few different options for who can conduct a health and safety audit: Please note well, the people conducting the audit must be classed as […]
What is a Health & Safety Audit & Why Business Need Them A health and safety audit is an audit comprising of an assessment of an organisation’s current health and safety practices and procedures. It is used to assess workplace policies, processes, procedures, and health and safety management systems with a view to highlighting any […]
Back in 2020, we saw the Parental Bereavement (Pay and Leave) Act to come into force. Before this there was no specific provision for a parent to receive time off or pay if their child dies. The Parental Bereavement (Pay and Leave) Act provides a right to two weeks of time away from work for […]
No matter what the occasion, firework displays are intended to be a fun and enjoyable spectacle for all those who attend. However, to make it fun, enjoyable and safe they require responsible planning. This guide has been prepared for those who are planning on holding firework displays or bonfires. It highlights key details about responsibilities […]
Whilst many businesses close for Christmas allowing employees to spend time with friends and family, there are many that remain open and careful Christmas rota planning is essential to avoid a potential staffing headache. Some sectors of the UK, like the hospitality industry, experience their busiest time of the year at Christmas. For others, such […]