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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

The Duke of Cambridge launches new mental health initiative for emergency responders

Prince William has given a speech to 200 front line workers at The Royal Foundation's Emergency Services Mental Health Symposium. Read More

Arco’s PPE Procurement Crisis campaign wins PRCA National Award

Arco's campaign identifying the issues with PPE procurement in the first phase of the pandemic, has won a PRCA National Award. Read More

COVID-19 vaccines set to be compulsory for all frontline NHS staff in England

Sajid Javid has said that all frontline NHS staff in England will have to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Read More

Home Office looks to externally commission updates to Fire Safety Order guidance documents

As part of its overhaul of guidance, the Home Office is seeking to externally commission new guides and updates to fire safety documents. Read More

Government to update legislation on fire safety in purpose-built blocks of flats

The Home Office is currently working on a revised version of the fire safety legislation, with intended publication in early 2022. Read More

Safety issues at Carillion’s Liverpool PFI contract published

Safety problems at one of Carillion’s PFI hospital contracts were known about nine months before an £845 million write down. Read More

Davis: UK will ‘continue to meet safety standards’ post-Brexit

David Davis has insisted Brexit will not lead to worse health and safety standards or plunge the UK into “a Mad Max-style world borrowed from dystopian fiction". Read More

IOSH: Employers have ‘fundamental duty’ to ensure health and safety

Responding to the government's Good Work plan, IOSH has made a series of recommendations. 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



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