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Asbestos: The Secret Hitchhiker

by Sebastian Richardson, SSIP Assessor Today, the populations most heavily exposed to asbestos are those in construction trades.  However, because asbestos can cling to clothes, someone in the construction trade could unknowingly take asbestos particles with them off-site. The Importance of Proper Asbestos Handling Procedures on Construction Sites Asbestos particles can cling to your clothes and then […]

5 Tips For Supporting Staff Working From Home

by Claudia Miller, Senior HR Advisor The pandemic undoubtedly revolutionised the way we work. Recent data released by the Office for National Statistics revealed that between September 2022 and January 2023, 16% of the workforce still worked solely from home, while 28% were hybrid workers who split their time between home and the office. Although the […]

What #EmbraceEquity means to Stallard Kane’s Natalie Hurdwell

As part of International Women’s Day, Ardonagh Advisory asked colleagues to share what equity means to them, and to tell us about the women who inspire them. Here is Natalie Hurdwell, Compliance and Risk Solutions Manager at Stallard Kane’s story… What does equity mean to you ? From a personal perspective, I believe that everyone […]

Exeter farmer fined after teenage worker injured on dumper

A farmer has been fined £8k after a teenage worker suffered serious head injuries when a six-tonne dumper he was driving overturned. The 19-year-old and his friend, who was just 16, had been paid to move material as part of improvement works at Upper Kingswell Farm in the village of Longdown in Exeter. However, farmer […]

Company and director fined after HSE inspectors find an unusable toilet

A company and its director have been fined after they failed to provide suitable welfare facilities at a construction site in Belsize Park, North London. East Sussex firm ID8 Design and Build Ltd was in charge of the site on Carlingford Road where the company was carrying out a full refurbishment of a two-storey flat […]