Coronavirus has made a difference in the way many people work: Over the last year, many people have been working from home. It is understood that, as a result of this, the government is considering an expansion of employees’ rights to work flexible hours or to work from home. It is understood that a public

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AS you will be aware, the UK has now left the EU and the transition period has ended. Employers will need to become familiar with the new arrangements for ‘safety marking’ within the UK. This short article helps you to understand what you should be looking for when you purchase equipment that was previously ‘CE’

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The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) said it will be carrying out further spot inspections at businesses in areas with the highest coronavirus infection rates as it continues its efforts to halt the spread of the virus. This means that HSE inspectors will be dropping in on businesses and putting employers on the spot in Oldham

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eAir conditioning The risk of air conditioning spreading coronavirus (COVID-19) in the workplace is extremely low. You can continue using most types of air conditioning system as normal. But, if you use a centralised ventilations system that removes and circulates air to different rooms it is recommended that you turn off recirculation and use a

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Lives and livelihoods could be at stake if organisations do not PLAN and MANAGE the return to work following the relaxation of the Coronavirus Lockdown. Indeed, companies that don’t follow coronavirus safety rules could face prosecution, the head of the UK’s Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has warned. Sarah Albon, of the HSE, told Tuesday’s

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The information has been provided by the Government on the COVID-19 Secure guidelines The following documents are available for free download: Construction and other outdoor work: guidance for people who work in or run outdoor working environments Factories, plants and warehouses: guidance for people who work in or run factories, plants and warehouses Homes: guidance

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Nonessential employees are still working from home and this could continue through the month of May (or possibly even longer). Employers need to formulate a plan to help keep employees healthy once they return to the workplace. Companies are starting to consider a return to the workplace, or at least a partial return. The general

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Join us for a cross-business Webinar to assist those businesses that are planning for the Phased Return to the Workplace. I will be delivering this Webinar with a local HR Consultant and a business focussed Accountant. If you have questions, please feel free to ask them! Friday 15th May @ 11:00 hrs Email me is

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