Procedures for working in domestic premises

17 July 2020

Our organisation has employees who, as part of their work function, must enter the domestic properties of our clients. What procedures should we be following in relation to Covid-19 secure guidelines?

Brexit and REACH

22 June 2020

Everything on Brexit has gone very quiet, do we know if there is likely to be a UK REACH yet?

Outdoor workspaces

22 June 2020

As part of the preparations for making our office Covid-safe, we are thinking about using a pleasant green space in front of the building as an outdoor working and meeting place. Is it worth investing in outdoor workspaces as a more permanent feature of the working environment?

Packaging and SCIP Database

19 June 2020

I understand that the new SCIP database covers articles and complex objects. But does packaging also fall into scope?

Requesting a furloughed employee to return

12 June 2020

As I can now reopen my workplace, I am planning to take some of my staff off furlough. How much notice do I need to give an employee to bring them back from furlough?

Unable to guarantee social distancing at work

11 June 2020

We have inspected our building and reviewed our work activities but we cannot guarantee employees will be at least 1m apart at all times, as set out in social distancing requirements. Can we still open the workplace?