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 […]
Mobile phones can be a massive distraction when at work and with a recent survey by Statista showing that 96% of adults in the UK own a mobile phone and 8 out of 10 people bring that phone to work, it’s no wonder that employers may often consider a workplace wide ban.
Given the amount of time most of us spend at work (the average person will spend 90,000 hours at work in their lifetime), it’s understandable that romantic relationships might develop.
HSE are now adopting the stance that all welding fume, including mild steel welding fume, can cause lung cancer based on new scientific evidence from the International Agency for Research on Cancer. As a result, the HSE have issued a Safety Bulletin via their website outlining the changes to their enforcement expectations for all welding […]
The safety of your employees must always be a top priority and, though it can never be guaranteed, there are many actions you should take to reduce risks and ensure your workers that you take their health and safety seriously. One of these actions is to regularly conduct a general risk assessment of your workplace.
You are more than likely aware of what the law says about holiday entitlement for workers in the UK. All full-time workers have the right to a minimum 5.6 weeks’ (or 28 days) paid leave every year, this can include the eight bank holidays and any other businesses closures that you may have throughout the […]
As much as you are probably tired of hearing about Brexit following over two years of discussions and news reports, the topic is not going to be over any time soon – in fact, it’s only really starting now. With the UK voting to leave the European Union back in 2016, the effects will soon […]
Bringing new employees into your business isn’t easy. The UK and Europe have very strict and comprehensive lists of employment laws that come into play as soon as you make a job offer.
A strong recruitment process is vital for the sustainability and growth of your business. If you can attract the right people, who are well-suited to your organisation, then your business will continue moving in the right direction.