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Will new HSE director mean more prosecutions for Health and Safety breaches?

Will new HSE director mean more prosecutions for Health and Safety breaches?

By Ian Stone | 26th January 2021

Last month, the HSE began the search for its new Director of Legal Services. This is interesting because this is a brand new position that has been created at the organisation following the HSE’s recent Chief Executive-led review. The HSE said the new role was pivotal and would contribute to directly to public confidence in …

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Would your firm pass a Covid Health and Safety spot check?

Would your firm pass a Covid Health and Safety spot check?

By Neil Munro | 19th January 2021

Businesses have had a lot to contend with once again in recent weeks. Whilst some businesses are continuing their normal day-to-day operations as best they can others have had to temporarily close their workplaces once more or manage staff working from home. Whatever group your business falls into it’s essential that you carry out appropriate …

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Create a positive Health and Safety culture at your workplace in 2021

Create a positive Health and Safety culture at your workplace in 2021

By Ian Stone | 12th January 2021

It’s that time of year again when we’re either congratulating ourselves on still keeping up with our New Year’s Resolutions or quietly hoping that no one else will notice we’ve already let them slide. Maybe being stuck indoors a lot recently has made you determined to get more exercise this year or maybe you want …

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Keeping you safe during lockdown

Keeping you safe during lockdown

By Neil Munro | 7th January 2021

For many businesses the introduction of another national lockdown earlier this week was a bitter pill to swallow. It’s disheartening to know that so many businesses have had to close their doors once again as the country battles to halt the latest rise in Coronavirus cases. However, we are aware that many of our colleagues …

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We can protect you from Health & Safety breaches

We can protect you from Health & Safety breaches

By Ian Stone | 29th December 2020

We all know Health & Safety is a serious matter but all too often company bosses treat the subject with a sense of weariness or complacency. When directors are trying to juggle the complexities of running their day-to-day operation whilst managing their strategic goals, Health & Safety can easily become something that slips off their …

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What will Health & Safety rules look like after Brexit?

What will Health & Safety rules look like after Brexit?

By Neil Munro | 22nd December 2020

We’ve heard a lot of talk in recent weeks and months about Health & Safety laws will look like in the UK post-Brexit. Some people are under the impression that with the end of our relationship with the EU that the Health and Safety rules that we live by will get thrown out the window. …

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Health & Safety is just needless red tape, right?

Health & Safety is just needless red tape, right?

By Ian Stone | 15th December 2020

We know that Health & Safety is not everyone’s favourite topic. Often, it’s accompanied by much head scratching and sighing as firms try to get to grips with what they see as needless red tape. Whilst firms can often feel like they are drowning in regulations if they fail to follow the rules correctly they …

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Don’t become a Health & Safety statistic

Don’t become a Health & Safety statistic

By Neil Munro | 8th December 2020

We are very proud to have our main headquarters in Northampton. It is a great place for our staff to live and work and we are proud to be a part of the vibrant business community here. So, we were saddened to read the latest statistics for the numbers of injuries that took place at …

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Don’t become complacent about Covid-19

Don’t become complacent about Covid-19

By Ian Stone | 1st December 2020

It is amazing how quickly we can adapt to change. A year ago, you would never expect to be walking around your local supermarket surrounded by people wearing face masks but how many of us now even give it a second’s thought? The problem is many of us have become so used to the new …

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Stark reminder why Health & Safety needs to be a priority

Stark reminder why Health & Safety needs to be a priority

By Neil Munro | 24th November 2020

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) recently released the details of a very sad case which was a stark reminder as to why Health & Safety should always be a priority in the workplace. Solar panel company Blue Sun Energy Limited was sentenced in November for safety breaches after a self-employed labourer fell through a …

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