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We must champion diversity and equal opportunities in the workplace regardless of race, gender, religion, age, disability or sexual orientation, says Gloria Mills, president of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC).
Personal alarm devices that allow lone workers to call for help can now be integrated with technology such as body-worn and vehicle-mounted cameras, providing an additional level of protection, says Naz Dossa.
The maintenance of general fire precautions is already a legal requirement under the respective UK fire safety regulations. However, there is likely to be more formal guidance produced in relation to this requirement in order to improve fire safety. As Mike Sopp explains, meeting legislative compliance by following British Standards should form part of the overall management of fire safety in all regulated buildings.
How do successful organisations make decisions? They are successful because they base their decisions on data. Data analytics have become a hot concept over the last few years and one that shows no sign of abating. Unlike some learning and development (L&D) concepts, this one is here to stay and for all the right reasons. In this article Judith Christian-Carter takes a look at how data can be used as an essential part of achieving a continuous learning culture.
In September, NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSEI) published guidance on how to achieve the vision of a fully inclusive, multi-professional clinical and care leadership role, working equally with local government, social care and other partners, in developing and delivering the transition from clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) to the new statutory Integrated Care Systems (ICSs) from April 2022.
Rebecca Fisk outlines how early years practitioners can share information from the revised What to expect in the Early Years Foundation Stage: a guide for parents from the Department for Education with parents and carers.