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Are We Sleeplessly Walking Into Poor Mental Health?
What does an employee's good night's sleep have to do with their employer?
UK
29 Jul 2019
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Female Sportswear: Function, Form And Fashion
Sports clearly cannot exist without rules and regulations, but we typically think of these as fundamental to govern conduct, safety, equipment and the basic principles of the game in question
UK
15 Jul 2019
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Separation And Divorce: Protecting Your Child's Mental Health
The importance of our children's mental health cannot be understated. In the UK, a recent NHS survey revealed that 1 in 8 of the 5 to 19 year olds surveyed met the criteria for at least one mental disorder at the time of interview.
UK
22 Mar 2019
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International Employment: Where Is It Best To Work And Why?
Our world is more open and accessible than ever before. With rapid technological advances, agile working is not just about working from home, but working from anywhere – including overseas.
UK
4 Oct 2018
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Fire Safety In Historic Buildings
Responsibility for complying with The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (" the Order") rests with the ‘responsible person'; which is the employer and any other person who may have control of...
UK
21 Sep 2018
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4 Questions You Should Be Asking When Considering Mental Health In The Workplace
You might be relieved to have seen politicians finally talking about how we ensure the same quality and access to treatment for mental health as physical health.
UK
22 May 2018
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Work/Life And Our Always On Culture: Time We Switched Off?
It's Monday and it's past 5.30pm – I dealt with work emails over the weekend, didn't stop for a lunch break today and am working on my iPhone on the train home.
UK
15 May 2018
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Workplace Injuries: Rights And Claims
In a recent landmark decision of SGB Starkstrom Pte Ltd v The Commissioner for Labour [2016] SGCA 27, the Court of Appeal held that the next-of-kin of a mentally incapacitated employee cannot make an election...
Singapore
16 Sep 2016
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'Turf Wars' Comes To The UK
A spate of articles have been published in the British press in the last two weeks on the alleged health concerns over 'crumb rubber,' the tiny bits of ground-up tyres found...
UK
5 Apr 2016
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The Supreme Court Reconsiders Employer's Liability
The question of when an employer can be held liable for the acts of individuals who are working in its business or organisation has been vexing the courts for as long as employment relationships have existed.
UK
3 Mar 2016
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Health And Safety At Your Door Step
If you need to appoint someone to undertake works at home then the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM 2015) which came into force on 6 April 2015 will apply to you.
UK
12 Jan 2016
14
Sentencing Council's New Guidelines For Health & Safety Offences – Organisations
The Sentencing Council's new guidelines for health & safety offences, corporate manslaughter and food safety and hygiene offences have arrived and will apply to all cases sentenced on or after 1 February 2016.
UK
7 Nov 2015
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Family Office: A Brief Guide To Employing Staff
Engaging staff for the first time can seem daunting. This guide highlights the main points that you need to take into account.
UK
28 Aug 2015
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To Err Is Human: Human Error And Workplace Safety
A worker installing a robot at a Volkswagen production plant in Germany was killed last week when it grabbed him and crushed him against a metal plate.
UK
17 Jul 2015
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Farm Manager Convicted Of Manslaughter
The manager of a fruit farm in Hampshire has been convicted of gross negligence manslaughter after the deaths in February 2013 of two workers sent into a nitrogen gas-filled container to retrieve apples whilst holding their breath.
UK
25 Jun 2015
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PACE Interviews – A Practical Approach
As a company, if you receive an invitation from the HSE or another safety enforcement agency to an interview under caution.
UK
22 May 2015
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Unlimited Fines In Magistrates' Courts
Magistrates have acquired new powers to fine those convicted of offences in England and Wales which can only be tried in magistrates' courts at whatever level they consider most appropriate.
UK
22 May 2015
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Employer's Duties To Employees Travelling Overseas
Two recent negligence cases cast a spotlight on employers' health and safety duties towards their employees travelling abroad for work:
UK
22 May 2015
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