How to Manage Requests for Flexible Working

Friday, May 27, 2022

Make sure all managers understand the right to request flexible working and that it applies currently to all employees with a minimum of 26 weeks’ continuous service. (This does not prevent an employer agreeing or arranging flexible working in an employment contract.)

Disciplinary Procedures: In-depth

Friday, May 27, 2022

A transport operator should always include the making of a false record in the list of offences that may attract summary dismissal.

Flexible Working Policy

Friday, May 27, 2022

Please note that all the policies on Navigate-Care are templates and should be amended to fit the requirements of your care service.

Disciplinary Procedures: Quick Facts

Friday, May 27, 2022

Every employer should devise and implement a written disciplinary procedure and provide all staff with ready access to it. For police officers, the procedures must follow the current statutory procedures as set out in Police Regulations and Determinations.

Transport Health and Safety: An Overview: In-depth

Friday, May 27, 2022

Health and safety legislation applies to all work environments and encompasses a wide range of subjects. The principal objective is to establish systems and procedures to reduce the risk of injury and harm to health. This topic covers an employer’s and employee’s duties under key areas of the health and safety legislation in relation to road transport.

Vehicle Maintenance: In-depth

Friday, May 27, 2022

This topic covers the steps operators should take to implement effective and preventive maintenance regimes that will keep their vehicles roadworthy, prevent incidents or accidents and comply with the expectations of the Traffic Commissioners.

Family Leave Policy

Thursday, May 26, 2022

Please note that all the policies on Navigate-Care are templates and should be amended to fit the requirements of your care service.

Traffic Routes

Thursday, May 26, 2022

Curtain-sided lorries arrive at a large do-it-yourself (DIY) superstore, DIY Discount. They arrive in the delivery yard, where there is no real traffic system. During busy periods lorries often line up haphazardly at the warehouse entrance. Fork-lift trucks are used to unload the lorries, and staff are under a lot of pressure to work quickly to move the lorries on.

Bad Housekeeping

Thursday, May 26, 2022

John is a driver and has worked for a logistics company (LT Logistics) for five years. One Friday winter’s evening, he returns to the depot following delivery of a load. As usual John is late: the logistics transport manager did not plan John’s journey or deliveries with sufficient time.

Transport Health and Safety: An Overview: Quick Facts

Thursday, May 26, 2022

The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 is the primary law in dealing with duties that transport operators should observe with regard to the Health and Safety of their employees. Health and Safety at Work, etc Act 1974