Law Donut review of 2017

Date: 19 December 2017

By: Fanny Marshall

Your business domain name and the law

Date: 11 December 2017

By: Tim Erinwright

Why firing staff can be a risky business

Date: 20 November 2017

By: Andrew Gray

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How to avoid a workplace meltdown

The prospect of a week-long heatwave is great when you are off work and you can lounge in the sunshine. But it's a different matter in the office.

Date: 1 July 2015   By: Fiona Prior

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Is it me, or is it hot in here…?

Menopausal symptoms in real life are not much of a joke and can affect the working lives of the 3 million-plus women over 50 in the workplace.

Date: 9 April 2015   By: Liz Dawe

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UK workplace health and safety in numbers

The Health and Safety Statistics – Key figures for Great Britain 2013/14 provides food for thought. Some employers are still getting H&S wrong.

Date: 30 October 2014   By: Guest contributor

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Important information from HSE about the workplace health and safety law poster

If you employ anyone, you must display the health and safety law poster or provide each employee with a copy of the equivalent pocket-sized card. The poster must be displayed in a place where your workers can easily read it.

Date: 24 March 2014   By: Guest contributor

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Workplace accidents: who's to blame?

Up until 2008, an individual had to be identified as its ‘lead controller’ before a business could be found responsible for a person’s injury or death. This meant that many SMEs, where directors take an active role in running the company, could be prosecuted, but it made it much harde...

Date: 24 February 2014   By: Guest contributor

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Ten steps to creating a health and safety policy that works

By law, if your business employs five or more people, you need to have a written health and safety policy. If you own a business where your employees face risks, whether that’s manual labour, operating machinery or handling hazardous chemicals, you need to understand your responsibilities as an...

Date: 20 November 2013   By: Guest contributor