Lack of training, supervision and proper equipment resulted in a six metre fall

A food manufacturing company has been fined after a worker fell six metres from the back of a fork lift truck whilst painting guttering and drainpipes during 2013. The employee

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Raising awareness of lung cancer

To mark World Lung Cancer Day on the 1st August, The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) encouraged businesses to use its free ‘No Time to Lose’ campaign materials

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Wrenched into the spotlight

Employment Status is the starting point of everything, it dictates what employment rights your staff have, what your responsibilities are as an employer, how tax is calculated etc.  Get the

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We’re all going on a summer holiday!

The country has shut down as everyone jets off on their summer holidays, seeking out sun, sea and (I don’t like sand so…) ice cream! We all know that employees

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On the Coalface: Employment Law in Practice

On the Coalface: Employment Law in Practice All too often my subject is given a bad name. Whilst I appreciate that to some extent employment law can and does impose

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Employers falling short on safety

A recent survey has found that a quarter of employees working in hazardous job roles believe their employers aren’t doing enough to protect their health and keep them safe at

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To wait or not to wait, that is the question

“Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, Or to take arms against a sea of troubles, And by opposing end them?” (Shakespeare’s

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You’re not going out in that?!

I’m sure as teenagers we’ve all heard it before “you’re not going out in that?!” Maybe you’ve said it to your kids? Was it a sex pistols t-shirt, a mini

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HR & Investigations Department NOW LAUNCHED!

We are pleased to announce that we have now launched a specialist HR & Investigations department to complement our existing Employment Law and Health & Safety teams. We are now

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