On December 31st 2019 – the Chinese Division of the World Health Organisation heard the first reports of a previously unheard of coronavirus. As of 5th of February, there have been nearly 500 deaths with no sign of the death toll slowing down. Furthermore, several cities are on lock down.
Looking to expand your business in 2020? It might be time to consider a new way to recruit. Open vacancies are stressful, expensive and cause delays, whilst recruiting new staff can be demanding, time-consuming and expensive – especially for SME’s who usually don’t have their own dedicated recruitment team.
It’s that time of the year again!The HSE recently released their annual Health and Safety statistics for 2018/2019, and they’re not for the faint-hearted.
We’re only a few days into the new year and there has already been a major shake-up within the world of employment law. The Employment Tribunal recently ruled that ethical veganism is to now be considered a philosophical belief which means that it is protected under law.
Last week we learned that the Conservative Party had won the General Election by quite a landslide, a result that shocked many and has a lot of people asking the question: what will happen now?
Its December, and with Christmas just around the corner and the cold, damp winter season in full swing – we look at the Health and Safety issues your workplaces are bound to come across.
According to ACAS, bullying and harassment complaints have steadily increased in the UK since 1998 and the costs associated with dealing with bullying amount to a staggering £18 billion. This blog will explore the issue of workplace bullying including an employer’s duties in tackling workplace bullying. What is workplace bullying and harassment? Although bullying and […]
This blog explains some of the key benefits a Food Safety Consultant will have on your business. All food business operators must comply with the letter and spirit of the Food Safety Act 1990 (as amended) and the Food Hygiene and Safety Regulations 2013 made under it. Guardian Support Ltd is an independent Consultancy with […]
Last month, the government announced plans to boost protection against redundancy for new mothers returning to work and pregnant women by extending it a further six months. This would provide them with up to two years of legal protection against redundancy. The decision, though not finalised, is being strongly considered after it was revealed that […]
Employers have many hats to wear and responsibilities to juggle. From ensuring that their workplace is compliant with health and safety legislation to managing the finances of the business, it can be tough to keep on top of it all. One area of business management that is often treated as less of a priority, but […]