legislation and guidance


New law protects emergency and retail workers from violence

The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill received Royal Assent and has become an Act of Parliament. Read More

At the pointy end: Talking people, law, health & safety

SHP caught up with Tim Marsh and Laura Thomas, ahead of an event they are hosting in July, which will discuss the practical importance of a positive, proactive and holistic health & safety culture. Read More

Coronavirus advice for employers

Boris Johnson has announced that all legal requirements to self-isolate in England will come to an end on Thursday 24 February, as he set out plans for 'living with COVID'. Read More

Building Safety Bill: Bill receives Royal Assent to become the Building Safety Act

The Building Safety Bill received Royal Assent on 28 April 2022, and has now completed all the parliamentary stages in both Houses to become an Act of Parliament – The Building Safety Act. Read More

Barbour EHS legislation update eBook – April 2022

After a hiatus on the legislation landscape due to the pandemic, things have been picking up again with new Regulations coming into force, consultations being launched, and changes made to existing guidance. Read More

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

Public figures back new online safety laws after suffering from abuse online

Carol Vorderman, Anton Ferdinand, Peter Andre and ex-Love Island stars Amber Gill and Sharon Gaffka among celebs to meet Digital Secretary Nadine Dorries to discuss new Online Safety Bill. 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

Stress Awareness Month – Where are we on managing work-related stress and does the ESG agenda help?

Tim Hill and Amy Sadro from law firm Eversheds Sutherland talk about how stress is looked at now in the post pandemic world and, how as part of the ESG agenda, tackling stress can gain an increased prominence. Read More

RoSPA’s Safer Stairs campaign achieves major breakthrough

RoSPA has confirmed that the campaign to make stairs safer has achieved a major breakthrough, as the Government commits to consultation on changing Building Regulations. Read More



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