health and safety legislation


Should employers be taking a gendered approach to managing stress and mental health?

Philip Crosbie from law firm Eversheds Sutherland considers whether employers should be taking a gendered approach to managing stress and mental health? Read More

‘Brexit Means Brexit’ – How does the UK’s approach to stress and mental health compare to the approach across Europe?

Paul Verrico and Sarah Valentine from law firm Eversheds Sutherland consider how the UK’s approach to stress and mental health compares to the approach across Europe. Read More

BS8580-2 Water quality – Part 2 explained

Peter Gunn, Senior Consultant Water Hygiene Centre Ltd, looks into the new BS 8580-2:2022 Water quality and risk assessments for Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Read More

What are the health & safety regulations for maintaining historic buildings?

In this article, Dakota Murphey highlights the health and safety regulations for maintaining historic buildings. Read More

Government make it illegal to use a hand-held mobile phone while driving ‘under any circumstance’

New mobile phone laws, making it illegal to use a hand-held mobile phone while driving under virtually any circumstance, will come into force on 25 March. Read More

New fire safety guides introduced in Scotland

Multiple new fire safety guides have been introduced in Scotland, including practical guidance for existing high-rise domestic buildings. Read More

COVID-19 testing for staff after international travel

Government guidance sets out the steps employers must take to help their staff get tested for COVID-19 if they regularly travel across UK borders. Read More

Brexit Freedoms Bill ‘unlikely’ to change health & safety legal landscape

A new Bill is to be brought forward by the government, under plans unveiled by Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, to mark the two-year anniversary of ‘Getting Brexit Done’. Read More

Manufacturing firm guilty of repeated breaches of health and safety law

A company which manufactures perimeter protection products has been fined after repeated breaches of health and safety law over a period of eighteen months, including contravention of an Improvement Notice. 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



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