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With almost 1 in 12 young children now suffering from a food allergy, it is essential that early years practitioners can recognise the symptoms and know how to manage allergic conditions in their nursery.
Following the referendum in 2016, the UK Government invoked Article 50 of the Treaty of the European Union, confirming the intention to leave the EU. A third extension to the original deadline was requested, and was granted until 31 January 2020. Tim Hiscock looks at the impact on importers and exporters.
With a General Election set for 12 December 2019, Ben McCarthy, employment law writer at Croner-i, outlines previous confirmed developments to the law going forward, alongside the implications for future changes from a Conservative or Labour victory.
A leaflet containing suggested discussion points to get employers, managers and workers talking about the best ways of preventing and dealing with musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) has been published by the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work.
Researchers at Nottingham University have discovered how a pioneering immersive virtual reality system might be able to improve workers’ response to a fire – by getting users to smell smouldering ash and feel heat.
Funding of the UK’s leading enforcement agencies, from the Environment Agency, Food Standards Agency, Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to the Forestry Commission has dropped, on average, by 50 per cent in the past 10 years.