How is your occupation fairing with COVID-19? The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has just released figures looking at the mortality rate from COVID-19 across various occupations.
On 4 January, Prime Minister Boris Johnson again urged people to work from home wherever possible.
In our forthcoming newsletters we shall endeavour to keep you up-to-date with legislative changes, updates and titbits from the world of health and safety.
For a few months now many workers, especially office-based staff, have been working from home. Quite a number of these, about 30% according to a recent news report, actually prefer working from home and have stated that they would like to continue like this.
The Government is committed to bringing about the biggest change in building safety for a generation. Yesterday [Monday 20 July 2020] they published the Draft Building Safety Bill that aims to improve building and fire safety.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has called for businesses to follow the government’s 5 steps to being COVID-secure as the lockdown eases and more sectors begin to open their doors.
This week sees many workers returning to work who have been at home furloughed for the last 10-12 weeks. It is down to employers and managers to ensure that they consider both the physical and mental health of their employees and the damage that could be caused by returning to work after such a long break.
On the evening of Sunday 10 May, Boris Johnson introduced an overview of the government’s phased plan to gradually move the country out of lockdown.
Coronavirus – Some questions being asked and our answers With the current situation, whereby many people are working from home, we have been asked a number of questions from businesses unsure about their duties
Coronavirus has, of course, been the main topic of discussion around the world over the last few weeks. Especially now that many businesses are forced to close, and we are in virtual shut down.