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UK Election 2017: Workplace safety

Political parties have recently released their manifestos ahead of the UK snap election being held on the 8th June. While Brexit, taxes and the NHS have dominated much of the debate, we take a look at what the Labour Party … Read More

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Has the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 made workplaces in New Zealand safer?

What is the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 and has it been effective in improving health and safety in New Zealand? The Health and Safety at Work act 2015 (HSWA) came into effect on 4th April 2016 and … Read More

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Where does health and safety responsibility lie?

Health and safety legislation around the world clearly states that every business is responsible for the safety and wellbeing of their employees. However, there is often mention of employees taking responsibility for their own safety and that of those around … Read More

Health and safety legislation 2017: it’s time to bring your A-Game

The new Sentencing Guidelines for Health and Safety Legislation in the UK have been one of the most influential pieces of regulation in recent years. With February marking one year since its introduction, we take a look at the huge … Read More

GPS in the workplace: Perception, reality and getting employees on board

GPS tracking in the workplace can be used for a number of purposes such as mileage, auditing and of course safety monitoring. But when it comes to implementing GPS tracking, there are some common concerns. The most common being privacy, … Read More

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Business Travel: Meeting Your Duty of Care

In our ever-growing global economy, travelling for business is now commonplace in many organisations. According to research conducted at the turn of 2016 by the Collinson Group, 54% of Human Resources (HR) professionals anticipate that sending employees abroad will become … Read More