Stress and Mental Health at Work What you need to do What do I need to know? Stress and the mental health of employees is your responsibility under safety law. It costs your business (one in three absences are reported to be due to work-related stress), which is one lost day per year for every […]
What is happening? Many employees now continue to work into old age and some well beyond the previous retirement age of 65. So, what do I need to know? Equality legislation protects employees from discrimination and/or being treated differently because of their age. A third of the workforce in the UK are over 50 and […]
Changes to UK Health and Safety Law after Brexit So, what do I need to know? The government have issued a draft piece of legislation setting out some changes to UK safety law following Brexit. These will come into effect on exit day and this document outlines the changes relevant to a normal small business. […]
Does this apply to me? Yes – If you fly drones commercially or at work, there are some obvious and not-so-obvious requirements. To find out more, read our summary…
Does this apply to me? Yes – If your employees drive for work. So, what do I need to know? – Driving for work is a significant risk with 1 death for every 750,000 miles driven in the UK. Managing the risk of a road traffic accidents and having measures in place, should be part of your safety management. How do I prepare? – to learn, click the READ MORE button
After a long period of inactivity, HSE and Local Authority Officers are carrying out unscheduled visits. Managers of premises or construction sites would be advised to be prepared as several our clients have received a visit.
If you are a Manager, you have responsibilities for Health and Safety.
Workplace Temperature – What is the legal requirement?
Low levels of wellbeing can cost business time and money. If you need any wellbeing documentation or want to discuss how we can support your business with a bespoke wellbeing program, please don’t hesitate to contact us for free initial advice.
Human Resources Update on The Minimum Wage. From 1 April 2018, the National Living Wage will increase to £7.83 per hour for those aged over 25 and the National Minimum Wage will increase to £7.38 per hour for those aged 21-24 years; to £5.90 per hour for those aged 18-20 years; to £4.20 per hour for those 16-17 years; and to £3.70 per hour for apprentices who are under 19. Statutory sick pay (SSP) will increase to £92.05 per week.