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27 May, 2021
New working practices necessitated by COVID-19 have led to an unprecedented rise in the number of employees now working remotely or alone. And with more firms announcing plans to roll…
26 Apr, 2021
Cyber Essentials is a government-backed scheme launched in 2014 that helps to guard organisations against common online threats and demonstrate their commitment to cybersecurity. Developed alongside the Information Assurance for…
19 Apr, 2021
Stress is something that happens to all of us when we feel under pressure. In small doses, it can be beneficial and even motivating, helping you to stay focused, energetic…
9 Apr, 2021
Protecting your personal safety revolves around preventative thinking, taking sensible precautions and being aware of your surroundings. There are simple ways to improve your personal safety on a daily basis:…
2 Apr, 2021
A risk assessment is the process of identifying hazards that currently exist or may appear in the workplace. It defines which hazards are likely to cause harm to employees and…
1 Apr, 2021
Employers have a legal duty to understand and execute their responsibilities in relation to workplace transport safety. In Great Britain alone, there are more than 5,000 workplace accidents involving transport…
28 Jan, 2021
Working outdoors presents a risk to health and safety during extreme weather conditions. The effects of the weather can potentially have a serious impact on an employee’s health if the…
4 Jan, 2021
According to the 2019 Retail Crime Survey, retail workers are facing increased risks of violence and abuse. On average, 115 employees are attacked at work every day. A total of 42,000…
23 Dec, 2020
Leading charity Woman’s Aid defines domestic abuse as an incident or pattern of incidents of controlling, coercive, threatening, degrading and violent behaviour, including sexual violence, in the majority of cases…
21 Dec, 2020
Training is a necessity to ensure that employees – on a fundamental level – understand how to perform their job role. Appropriate training is also important to educate workers on…
26 Nov, 2020
The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 came into effect in 2008 in response to a number of large-scale disasters in the 1990s and acts to impose criminal responsibility…
17 Nov, 2020
Across the UK, there are around 166,000 registered charities employing 870,000 people. In order to remain operational and deliver essential services, charities are reliant on volunteers to supplement their paid…
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