Concessions for Transport Operators During Covid-19

17 November 2020

In order to cope with the challenges presented by the Covid-19 pandemic and maintain essential transport, a number of relaxations have been made by the Government. The Senior Traffic Commissioner has also published a set of temporary updates to certain of the existing Statutory Documents that provide guidance to Traffic Commissioners when dealing with regulatory issues. These relaxations apply to England, Scotland and Wales only, as the arrangements for Northern Ireland are devolved.

Terror threat escalation procedures

17 November 2020

Following a number of incidents on the European mainland, the UK terrorist threat level has once again been raised to severe, meaning an attack is “highly likely”. Mike Sopp examines the actions an organisation should take when a terror threat escalation occurs.

Forthcoming trade events December 2020

17 November 2020

This regularly updated events calendar notifies importers and exporters of forthcoming conferences, seminars/workshops, trade shows, trade missions and networking opportunities worldwide.

Covid-19: tech solutions with wider applications

17 November 2020

Many companies have developed advanced digital business strategies at record speed during 2020. In parallel, tech-driven health and safety tools addressing a wide range of future risks have also made their way swiftly into the workplace. Jon Herbert reports.

Risk assessment and outside work in cold weather

17 November 2020

Cold weather and shorter periods of daylight mean there is more potential for accidents to happen. Mike Everley investigates the health and safety issues that should be taken into account when carrying out risk assessments for outside work at this time of year.

To LMS or not to LMS?

17 November 2020

Judith Christian-Carter, individual learning consultant, considers why making the right decision on a Learning Management System (LMS) is so important.

Video conferencing: accessible to all or all Zoomed out?

16 November 2020

Video conferencing has allowed us to stay connected while workplaces are closed or only part-occupied. But are we following best practice? Laura King considers how to ensure online meetings are accessible as well as giving some practical tips on avoiding Zoom fatigue.

Risk profiling

16 November 2020

Justin Tyas discusses the concept of risk profiling in relation to health and safety management.