Supporting safer recruitment in the early years and education sector

15 August 2022

Launching the latest stage of its “Making Recruitment Safer” campaign, the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) explained that it was aimed at the early years and education sector and highlighted the range of free advice and training available to organisations of all sizes.

Building Safety Fund opens for new applications

15 August 2022

According to the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC), more leaseholders in high-rise homes will be spared unfair bills for building safety costs as the Government’s £4.5 billion Building Safety Fund (BSF) has reopened for new applications.

Call on Prime Ministerial candidates to end asbestos deaths

12 August 2022

We reported recently on the Government’s decision to reject recommendations by a leading Parliamentary committee with regard to setting a deadline to remove all asbestos from public and commercial buildings (see MPs call for more action on asbestos management).