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Employment Law changes on the horizon for 2022

From an HR perspective, the Covid-19 pandemic has bought us many unprecedented challenges and whilst Covid may continue to dominate the topic of most conversations, it is safe to say that employers are much more adept to adjusting as and when Covid-19 guidance changes.  Aside from ongoing updates to guidance and legislation in response to […]

COSHH regulations – when, where and why you should follow them

If your business uses any substance that could cause harm to a person, you need to know about COSHH regulations, because one of the fundamental requirements of the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH) is the prevention or control of exposure to substances hazardous to health. Substances covered by the COSHH regulations include: […]

Company fined after employee injured by a forklift truck

A company specialising in interior and exterior stonework has been fined after an employee sustained serious injuries when he was struck by a forklift truck. Peterborough Magistrates’ Court heard how, an employee of Tudor Stonework Limited was injured whilst moving stone slabs during a lifting operation. The system of work required two operatives to walk […]

School prosecuted after mountain rescue team called to evacuate children

A group of schoolchildren had to be rescued by Keswick Mountain Rescue Team (KMRT) from Helvellyn after becoming stranded in winter conditions. On Thursday 17 February 2022, their school has been sentenced for its failures to adequately manage the risks posed by the trip. Newcastle Magistrates’ Court heard that, the group of 13 Year 10 […]

Fire Safety Law 101

Fire Safety. Everyone needs to consider it, not just from a legal point of view, but because we naturally all care about keeping our employees, visitors and businesses safe from harm. But where do you start? We’ve put together this article to cover off the key things you need to consider and as a checklist that you’re doing […]