Neo supply chains

21 January 2022

For many businesses, 2021 will be remembered for the breakdown in global supply chains. Post-pandemic, what will global supply chains look like for small businesses, and can they mitigate any future crisis? Dave Howell reports.

Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme

6 January 2022

The Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme repays employers the Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) paid to employees. SSP can be claimed for employees who were off work on or before 30 September 2021 and is payable even where individuals no longer work for the business.

Driving in adverse weather conditions

31 December 2021

For much of the UK in recent years, winter road conditions have been generally benign. Although certain parts of the country are still liable to snow and ice, these conditions may strike anywhere and the fact they are less frequently encountered means many drivers have little experience of dealing with them. High winds, fog and heavy rain are also likely to occur at any time of year.

Coronavirus vaccine and your employees — HR considerations

9 December 2021

A vaccine to prevent serious health effects from coronavirus has been developed and made available to the public. In this article, Nicola Mullineux, Group Content Manager at Croner-i explores the top questions employers may have surrounding the vaccine, such as requiring employees to be vaccinated and more.

The Driver CPC review

7 December 2021

The Government has announced a “sweeping review” of the compulsory ongoing training (the Driver CPC) for lorry and bus drivers as part of a package of 30 measures to support the road transport sector and encourage more people to return to the profession.

Your carbon footprint hidden in plain sight

12 November 2021

During the journey of reducing carbon emissions, your business may face harsh realities where carbon audits reveal much more than direct operational and logistical emissions. With the UK pledging to reach net zero by 2050, putting pressure on businesses to improve their office operation, Max Starr provides quick and easy tips to help reduce your digital carbon footprint.

Road accidents involving dangerous goods

12 November 2021

In this feature, Caroline Raine discusses some recent road accidents involving dangerous goods and gives tips to prevent them from happening.

Managing work-related road safety

12 November 2021

Every day of the year, more than 100 vehicles driven on company business are involved in accidents. Andrew Christodoulou discusses what you can do to lessen the risks to your employees and business.