Compensation for three teachers attacked by pupils

20 January 2020

Three “violence claims” feature in the list of settlements totalling almost £300,000 secured by EIS, Scotland's largest teachers union, in compensation for its members injured at work over the past year.

Advice on interim arrangements for HSE welding inspections in early 2020

20 January 2020

In the months leading up to March 2020, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is carrying out proactive inspections in businesses where welding takes place to check that risks are being appropriately managed, and has offered some advice on interim arrangements for businesses.

The stressful working life of researchers

20 January 2020

A survey has warned that science researchers are facing stress, anxiety and harassment at work, and has urged those in the research community to learn from one another’s good practice and come up with new ways to improve research culture.

“Always on” culture overwhelms working parents

20 January 2020

Half (48%) of working parents say that working from home has increased their workload, while a similar number (44%) claim that they “feel compelled” to dip into work in the evenings.

US-China trade war continues to hit air freight demand

20 January 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometres (FTKs), decreased by 1.1% in November 2019, compared to the same period in 2018.

New rail freight service for East Midlands Gateway

17 January 2020

Maritime Intermodal, a subdivision of Maritime Transport, has launched a new five-day-a-week rail freight service to SEGRO Logistics Park East Midlands Gateway (EMG) providing a greener way for businesses to move their goods around the country.