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The sustainable workforce: How to maintain your health, safety and wellbeing strategy in a shifting world

Every organisation’s human capital includes the skills, knowledge and abilities that workers bring to their work, and how they use them. Effective occupational safety and health (OSH) management helps workers safely operate in their work environments, making OSH a foundational element of human capital. Read More

Gig economy: Hermes couriers to be offered holiday pay

Couriers working for the delivery firm Hermes are to be offered holiday pay, as part of a deal struck with the GMB trade union. Read More

Carillion: Unite calls for criminal investigation into collapse

The trade union Unite has called for an immediate criminal investigation into the key individuals involved in the collapse of failed construction giant Carillion. Read More

Gig economy drivers more likely to be involved in traffic collisions

63% of self-employed drivers and couriers are not provided with safety training, while a similar number (65%) said they are not given any safety equipment. Read More

Are money worries keeping you awake at night?

For most, sleep is a wonderful thing, but for some the prospect of eight hours uninterrupted sleep remains as elusive as ever. Read More

What does the future of work mean for health, safety and wellbeing?

To quote the great wisdom of our age, Dolly Parton, there was a time when work was simply just “nine Read More

Government moves to protect gig economy worker rights

The Government has promised to strengthen the rights of millions of flexible workers in the gig economy. Read More

IOSH survey: Gig economy workers ‘fewer health and wellbeing’ protections

IOSH survey claims non-permanent workers have fewer health and safety protections than full-time employees. Read More

Uber loses appeal over workers’ rights

Taxi app Uber has lost a bid to overturn a decision by a tribunal which had said its drivers deserved Read More



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