Coronavirus safety in car sharing

18 May 2020

I understand that the Government now says that we can car-share to work with people not from our household. How can we make this as safe as possible?

Coronavirus — the Government’s furlough scheme

12 May 2020

I may have to lay off a significant number of my staff as a result of the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus. I understand that I can obtain financial help from the Government. Can you summarise the Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention (“Furlough”) Scheme for me?

Recycling decline

11 May 2020

Why are recycling rates falling in England when Wales and other European countries are doing so well?

City trees and air pollution

7 May 2020

Can you explain why trees in city streets have been linked to higher levels of air pollution? Does this have any implications for green walls on buildings?

Planning to reopen

7 May 2020

What should we think about first when drawing up a plan to return to our business premises when the “lockdown” finishes?

How to identify genuine PPE

4 May 2020

We are a small business and need to purchase some PPE for our essential workers. Does CE marking mean it is genuine?

Contract Administrator

22 April 2020

In terms of a construction contract, what exactly does a Contract Administrator do?

Ramadan and night shift working

15 April 2020

One of the essential workers on my night shift is a follower of the Islamic faith, and has come to me to talk about Ramadan. With so many of the workforce off sick, we cannot allow her to take annual leave over this period as she usually does. What provisions should we put in place to allow her to consume food and drink and take part in prayers through the night?