Thousands of extra deaths as a result of long working hours

17 May 2021

In a first global analysis of the loss of life and health associated with working long hours, the World Health Organization (WTO) and International Labour Organization (ILO) estimate that, in 2016, there were 745,000 deaths from stroke and ischemic heart disease.

The latest on working from home guidance

14 May 2021

Since the pandemic began, employees have generally been advised to work from home if they can; however, the big question now is when this guidance will end.

Most firms have no plans for vaccine certification

14 May 2021

Only 5% of firms have already implemented their own requirements for proof of vaccination according to a survey of more than 1000 UK businesses carried out by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC).

Builder sent to prison for failing to comply with RIDDOR

14 May 2021

A recent case heard in the Westminster Magistrates’ Court has reminded builders of the importance of their obligations under the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013 (RIDDOR).