Lone Working


Top ten tips for lone working over the festive period

SoloProtect discusses ways in which lone workers can remain safe over the festive season. Read More

A guide to home working

Many businesses have begun to embrace the idea of flexible working and working from home and, in the current climate, more and more of us may find ourselves plunged into doing so for longer than the one to two days a week, which employers and employees adapt to fairly easily. Read More

Government confirms implementation of ‘Harper’s Law’

Emergency workers will receive greater protection from violent criminals after the Government confirms ‘Harper’s Law’ will be added to the statute book. Read More

Lone worker device or app? Which should you choose?

If you’re looking to enhance your organisation’s employee safety measures, you will, no doubt, have considered rolling out dedicated lone worker safety devices to high-risk colleagues. Read More

24/7 safety app protects homeworkers from risk

It’s important to remember that homeworkers are also lone workers. So how can you demonstrate duty of care and ensure their safety and wellbeing is protected? Read More

Safety app protects remote workers

If you’re regularly faced with social risks such as aggressive behaviour or verbal abuse, carrying a dedicated personal safety device is essential to ensure you can discreetly call for help, without needing to make a call on your mobile phone (because this could cause the situation to escalate). Read More

Safety app provides 24/7 emergency support

If you haven’t yet provided your employees with a personal safety solution to ensure their security and wellbeing, or you’re looking to expand your current solution to include lower risk colleagues, a personal safety mobile app is a great place to start. Read More

Usdaw disappointed by government response to protection of shop workers law

Retail trade union Usdaw has said it is disappointed by the government's response to a report from a cross-party committee of MPs that recommended a new criminal offence to protect shop workers, following an upsurge in violence and abuse. Read More

Care provider fined after an employee sexually assaulted and raped by a Service User

The Action Group has been fined after an employee was abducted, assaulted, sexually assaulted and raped in the course of her duties by one of their service users. Read More

‘Over 90% of retail staff have been assaulted, threatened or abused in the last 12 months’

Union USDAW has urged shop workers to ‘report it to sort it,’ after preliminary results from a study highlighted the levels of abuse faced by retail staff. Read More


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