A first aid needs assessment is a requirement for all businesses but there is no standard set by HSE as the provisions each business will need to make will vary depending on the nature of work and number of employees.
Last month, one of the biggest headlines to grace the news was the shocking fire that blazed through the Notre Dame in Paris. The roof of the iconic cathedral set ablaze in the late hours of Monday, 15th of April and firefighters battled with the flames for approximately 8 hours, during which time the spire […]
Team building is not just an excuse to get out of the office nor is it the awkward bonding session that often gets depicted in TV shows. It’s one of the most important investments you can make into your business and your employees – if you get it right. Whether you spend an hour on […]
Now that we are well and truly in the midst of spring, it won’t be long until summer is here, the temperature soars and we find ourselves bombarded with a host of new health and safety hazards at work. Your duty of care as an employer requires you to ensure that your workers are as […]
There’s a growing trend in UK offices with 1 in 5 now allowing a pet in the workplace. It’s becoming more and more common for business owners to bring their pet into the office on a regular basis or allow their employees to bring their pet to work for the day. You may even be […]
Since 2007 smoking in public places and enclosed work spaces has been banned in the UK, which seems to have contributed to a decline in smoking throughout the country. However, there are still over 9 million British adult smokers, so it’s more than likely that there are a couple of smokers in your business – […]
As an employer, the number of HR issues and queries that can arise daily are overwhelming for many, which is why businesses often look to outsource professional support with their HR issues.
There’s a new HR headache in town and it’s called, ghosting. A term coined in the modern-day world of dating to describe the action of not turning up for a date, or no longer responding to messages and cutting all communication from someone without an explanation or conversation.
Food safety is a general term for the food industry that refers to things like hygiene, allergies and inspections, and if you/your business handles food in any capacity (whether you cook, serve, store, deliver etc.) then you must be aware of, and compliant with, food safety laws in the UK. The Food Safety Act 1990 […]
International Women’s Day takes place on Friday 8th March and it’s always great to hear about all the achievements and great strides being made by women around the world every day. However, it’s also important to recognise that there is still progress to be made when it comes to women in the workplace and being […]