Charitable conflict

5 April 2012

The ASB proposals for income and expenditure recognition of public benefit entities needs a rethink, says Pesh Framjee

Pay as you go

5 April 2012

Hiring a flexible FD on a daily rate may be the answer for businesses wanting to concentrate on growth, says Simon Walters

BP settles Gulf of Mexico suit for $7.8 billion

5 April 2012

Oil giant BP has agreed an out of court settlement worth US$7.8 billion (£4.9 billion) for a lawsuit brought by businesses and individuals affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Crossrail bans unsafe lorries

5 April 2012

Lorries missing safety equipment designed to protect cyclists are being turned away from the Crossrail civil engineering project in London, it has been revealed.

Lung disease guidance

5 April 2012

HSE has established a new section on its website providing detailed guidance on how to prevent workers from developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

IOSH Working Safely e-learning course launched

5 April 2012

The British Safety Council has launched the e-learning version of the well-recognised and highly popular IOSH Working Safely course. The course provides people at any level, in any sector, with a sound grounding in the essentials of health and safety, teaching them all they need to know to keep themselves and their colleagues safe and healthy at work.

HSE publishes new school trip case studies

5 April 2012

HSE has posted a further batch of case studies on its website illustrating how to plan and deliver school trips without excessive health and safety red tape. The three new examples include a geography field trip; a visit to a wildlife park; and an outdoor sailing day.