Checking fire sprinkler systems

9 April 2019

Our property has a fire sprinkler system installed. A recent fire safety inspection has raised the question of what weekly checks are required and competency to undertake such checking. What is the legal position on this?

Overhauling company IT

25 March 2019

We would like to overhaul how our company approaches its IT. How can we make better use of the infrastructure library and service management components?

The design and use of fire refuges

6 March 2019

As part of our premises’ fire evacuation strategy, we wish to utilise a refuge whereby those requiring assistance to evacuate can remain relatively safe while awaiting the necessary assistance. Are there any specific rules and regulations regarding the design and use of refuges?

Fire safety policies

5 February 2019

Our business needs to overhaul its fire safety and prevention policies. What are the key components to ensure full compliance?

Improving lighting across our estate

29 January 2019

We know that the lighting across our estate needs improving. How can we ensure that the lighting we choose is efficient and beneficial?

Controlling legionella in unused building

16 January 2019

One of our properties is to be temporarily mothballed. I have been asked whether or not we are required to continue with the current legionella risk control measures while the building is mothballed. What is the situation on this?

Supporting mental health at work

9 January 2019

With the 2018 Budget including more support for mental health, how can our business improve mental health across our workforce?

Making use of business apps

4 January 2019

We want to take more advantage of how we use apps across our business. What are our options?

Ebola: is it safe to send employees to Africa?

21 December 2018

Our organisation has a number of employees who have to travel to Africa for work purposes. With the current Ebola outbreak is it safe to send employees to Africa and what advice should we be giving them?

Creating engaging workspaces

17 December 2018

We are in the process of planning our new office refurbishment. How can we use design to create engaging spaces for our workers?