A “no-deal” Brexit: implications for employment law and immigration

12 April 2019

Stuart Chamberlain, author and senior employment consultant at Croner-i, considers the implications for employment law and immigration if the Government is unable to obtain Parliament’s approval for withdrawal from the EU and there is “no deal” when the UK leaves the EU. He distinguishes between the short-term and long-term effects and implications and offers some advice to employers.

Off-site construction: slowly but surely?

7 March 2019

Often described as a solution to the housing crisis, off-site construction has continued to evolve slowly. Will we see a significant shift in attitude and a broader practical application of these techniques by the larger construction firms? Dave Howell reports.

Planning for change

4 March 2019

The UK has one of the strictest and most complex planning application processes in the world. Dave Howell assesses how this could change in the wake of the Raynsford Review.

Cancer: the facts

1 February 2019

The workplace can be a key battleground in the fight against cancer, particularly if there are potential risks from ionising radiation and carcinogenic substances. Jon Herbert reports on the key facts.

Horizon scanning – future tripwires

17 January 2019

What risks lurk at the edge of our knowledge and imagination that could become tomorrow’s health and safety problems? Forewarned is forearmed, and due diligence suggests that we have a duty to find out, argues Jon Herbert.

2019: The year ahead

3 January 2019

With Brexit continuing to influence the agenda across the construction industry, what can we expect in 2019? Dave Howell reports on the forecasts and asks construction professionals.

Health and safety risk in social housing

18 December 2018

The Government’s Regulator of Social Housing has recently highlighted health and safety as a key strategic risk facing housing associations. Stephen Flounders investigates.