legislation and guidance


New technology driving change in road safety

Innovation and tech certainly appear to be creating a shift change, in terms of how duty holders and organisations are seeking to manage and control its work-related road risk (“WRRR”). Read More

Coronavirus advice for employers

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has confirmed that Step 4 of the Roadmap will proceed as planned on Monday 19 July. Read More

Guidance updated for crane users and associated CPA TIN

The UK’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) have released updated information regarding notification for the use of cranes. Read More

Reporting of injuries, diseases and dangerous occurrences 2013 (RIDDOR) – ignore them at your peril

In the recent case of R (HSE) v Paul Adams 2021, there is a salutary reminder of the importance of prompt reporting of serious accidents to the appropriate regulatory authority. Read More

CIPD releases guidance on how to manage an increase in flexible working requests

The CIPD has issued guidance for employers and line managers to help them navigate the expected upsurge in flexible working requests. Read More

‘Over 90% of retail staff have been assaulted, threatened or abused in the last 12 months’

Union USDAW has urged shop workers to ‘report it to sort it,’ after preliminary results from a study highlighted the levels of abuse faced by retail staff. Read More

Modern slavery offences sentencing guidelines published

The Sentencing Council has published new sentencing guidelines for sentencing offenders convicted of modern slavery offences in England and Wales, following a consultation. Read More

UK Government confirms one-year extension for UK products to implement UKCA marking

The UK Government has confirmed that UK businesses will be given an extension to implement UKCA marking, the new product safety marking in the UK, following several appeals from industry associations including the Fire Industry Association and BSIA. Read More

Key changes announced to guidance on Thorough Examinations

Key changes have been announced in the latest update to the materials handling industry official guidance notes on how to comply with the legal obligations for Thorough Examinations. Read More

Safe use of ladders and stepladders

The Ladder Association and the HSE have jointly produced new guidance, which replaces the HSE Guidance Document INDG455 of the same name. Read More



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Hybrid working – Director’s briefing

PPE and tech: The role of technology in protecting lone workers

‘Managers need to be seen to lead by example when it comes to health and safety’

SHP legislation update eBook – April 2021

A guide to silica compliance