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The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) publish the list of Carriage of Dangerous Goods — Prohibition Notices. Caroline Raine discusses those issued in 2020 and highlights common mistakes that are made when transporting dangerous goods.
The UK Government has published a set of guidance documents to assist a range of workplaces to establish safe operations. Dr Lisa Bushby considers the latest official advice given to offices, factories, laboratories and similar indoor environments.
For decades, peat has been used in the UK as a growing medium for plants. However, with the growing recognition of peatlands as a carbon sink, the government’s long-awaited Peat Strategy has pledged to phase out its use. Laura King looks at why peat is used, and how organisations can move towards a peat-free future.
In March 2020, the Government announced its plans for financial assistance to help employers retain employees for an extended period of time through the Job Retention Scheme (furlough). This guide explores what employers need to know for furloughing employees from November 2020 onwards.
The Government’s landmark Environment Bill and its latest net zero commitments will bring in a new era of environmental regulations that could revolutionise the way businesses manage their products and services. John Barwise highlights some of those key changes and what they mean for the business community.
As the UK nations look to ease lockdown restrictions over the next few months, Ben McCarthy, lead researcher and employment law writer at Croner-i, explores the key things to bear in mind for those seeking to make use of the furlough scheme in 2021.