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Workplace injuries: could you make a claim?

Date: 17 October 2018

By: Thompsons Solicitors

Legal news roundup - October 2018

Date: 17 October 2018

By: Fanny Marshall

Food businesses - overcoming three key challenges

Date: 21 September 2018

By: Victoria Harrison

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Three ways to improve employee occupational health

Paying attention to staff welfare not only demonstrates you care about your employees, it's good for your bottom line. Three things you can do today.

Date: 14 September 2018   By: Andrew Simmons

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Construction sites - keeping your employees safe

Construction site managers need to do everything they can to reduce hazards and promote health and safety on their sites. Key points to consider.

Date: 14 September 2018   By: Victoria Harrison

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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 harder for larger fi...

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