Star turn for Sodexo Justice Services

26 May 2021

Belinda Liversedge finds out how Sodexo Justice Services manages health and safety risks at HMP Addiewell and HMP Forest Bank prisons.

Temporary and pregnant worker guidance updated by HSE

26 May 2021

HSE continues to update its online health and safety guidance for employers and workers, with new and updated sections on ensuring the safety of temporary and gig economy workers, protecting new and expectant mothers and keeping track of changes to the UK’s rules around controlling the spread of Covid-19 at work.

Breaking bad habits from lockdown

26 May 2021

A quick look at some ways to improve and protect your health as businesses re-open and people return to the workplace.

Road Pricing — is it a scheme worthy of consideration?

25 May 2021

With an increasing urgency to reform the way road use is taxed and paid for, the idea of pricing based on usage is being re-examined. Here, Tony Francis raises the option of including road pricing as a measure to help improve the national transport network, our air quality and potentially to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Supreme Court decision in Heathrow Airport case

24 May 2021

On 16 December 2020, the Supreme Court gave judgement in the case of R (on the application of Friends of the Earth Ltd and others) v Heathrow Airport Ltd. Heathrow Airport Ltd had appealed against a Court of Appeal decision that the Secretary of State had acted unlawfully.

Chemical database

20 May 2021

The Croner-i chemicals database contains over 110,000 chemicals records which are collated into single, comprehensive reference chemical charts. It is continually reviewed and frequently updated.

Train to gain: Where and how to learn new skills

20 May 2021

If your staff need to learn new skills, what is the most efficient and cost-effective way to obtain those skills? Can you acquire a skill that is recognised in the industry from your desktop or tablet? And is accreditation critical?