legislation and guidance


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

HSE grants legal exemption enabling the use of more environmentally friendly gases in the electricity distribution network

HSE exemption came into effect today on 1 December 2021 and is applicable to any pressure system containing an insulating and interrupting gas and forming an integral part of high voltage (HV) electrical apparatus. Read More

Fire Safety Act 2021: How can businesses prepare for the incoming legislation?

Following the passing of the Fire Safety Act in April, Simon Molloy, National Fire Risk Assessment Manager at JLA, explains what Responsible Persons can do now to ensure they prepare ahead of the legislation becoming law. Read More

Coronavirus advice for employers

Boris Johnson has announced that, from Tuesday 30 November, face coverings will be mandatory in shops and on public transport and all travellers returning to the UK will require PCR testing. Read More

Law changes require all social housing providers to fit smoke alarms in rented accommodation

Following an announcement from Housing Minister, Eddie Hughes MP, on 23 November, all housing providers will now be required by law to install smoke alarms in all social housing. Read More

Film set safety – what needs to be done?

Following the recent death of Halyna Hutchins, filmmakers are being urged to re-evaluate their approach to adopting on-set safety guidance. Read More

Barbour EHS legislation update eBook – October 2021

England’s government guidance for workplaces has been updated to reflect the lifting of COViD-19 restrictions, but continues to stress the need for risk assessment and action on any risks identified to keep employees safe Read More

Evolving ESG trends and the commercial implications faced by business leaders

Alcumus commissioned the independent research firm Verdantix to assess the evolving trends surrounding ESG and sustainability, as well as some of the challenges faced by businesses looking to optimise the potential of a robust ESG approach. Read More

United Airlines implements mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for all domestic employees

600 United Airlines workers are facing termination after refusing COVID vaccine. Could similar policies be coming to the UK? Read More

Are EAPs getting back to basics? Everyday wellbeing, not crises

Vanessa Sallows, Claims and Governance Director for Legal & General Group Protection, looks at 5 ways to make your EAP work smarter. Read More



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Barbour EHS legislation update eBook – October 2021

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Evolving ESG trends and the commercial implications faced by business leaders