Santa’s delivery

20 December 2021

Could Santa improve on the sustainability of his logistics model?

Getting out in winter

20 December 2021

Why is it such good practice to get children outside in the winter?

Classifying substances for UK REACH deadlines

17 December 2021

The first UK REACH deadline of 27 October 2023 is for substances over 1000 tonnes per annum and those that are: carcinogenic, mutagenic or toxic for reproduction (CMRs) — 1 tonne or more per year; very toxic to aquatic organisms (acute or chronic) — 100 tonnes or more per year; candidate list substances (at 31 December 2020). How can I determine if my substances meet that criteria?

Precautions for removal of lead paint

17 December 2021

We have a property with wooden window frames that we wish to repaint. Our facilities management team has suggested that the frames may be coated with lead-based paint that would need to be removed. How can we determine if there is lead-based paint and what precautions should we be taking?

Refugee healthcare workers' rights

16 December 2021

A refugee has applied for a nurse’s position in our organisation. What are their rights and which pre-employment checks are needed?

Shared parental leave

16 December 2021

The wife of a member of staff is expecting a baby and my member of staff has indicated he would like to take shared parental leave. What does this entail?