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.

COP26 — the challenges ahead

2 November 2021

After a 12-month delay due to the Covid pandemic, COP26 finally got underway at the weekend. Hosted by the UK and Italy, world leaders and climate negotiators gathering in Glasgow have just two weeks to thrash out an agreement for what many believe to be the last chance to save the planet from the irreversible consequences of climate change. But, as John Barwise explains, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, the main cause of climate change, remains the biggest challenge.

Assessing Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs)

2 November 2021

With the government having announced in November 2020 that no more petrol or diesel cars and vans will be sold after 2030 and with it confirmed that the sale of petrol and diesel vehicles up to 26 tonnes will be banned by 2035, it is evident that some major changes are coming for the transport industry and the fleet of vehicles that keep the country running.

Reducing the risk of burnout

29 October 2021

The prolonged challenges of the past 18 months mean the number of burnout cases is still on the rise. How can you spot the signs? And as an employer or manager, what can you do to prevent burnout? Lizzie Broadbent suggests some practical steps to reduce the risk.

Fork lift truck safety

22 October 2021

The UKMHA (the UK Material Handling Association), which consists of the Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) and the British Industrial Truck Association (BITA), runs an annual safety campaign called Safety Drive throughout October. Britain sees 1100 fork lift truck accidents a year so this is a timely reminder to consider the safety issues associated with this equipment, as Grainne Kelly reports.

The gas crisis explained and how it’s affecting your business

19 October 2021

Escalating food prices, energy bills, and political tension accompany a recent jump in the cost of gas. With no other contender mature or agile enough to take its place, natural gas occupies a unique position in the UK’s energy sector. Jack Barwise explores the current energy crisis, the role of global gas shortages, and what businesses can expect in the coming months.

Road Accident Statistics 2020

15 October 2021

The Government publishes annual road accident statistics some nine months in arrears of each given year and the 2020 figures were released on 30 September 2021.