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Coronavirus advice for employers

The Government has Government published a four-step roadmap to ease restrictions across England and provide a route back to a more normal way of life. Addressing the nation in a Downing Street Press Conference on Tuesday 23 February, PM Boris Johnson said that each step will be assessed against four tests before restrictions ease. Read More

‘Government downplaying COVID-19 workplace risk’, report warns

New research from think tank, the Institute of Employment Rights (IER), has found the risk of COVID-19 transmission in the workplace remains significant and is being ‘dangerously downplayed’ by the Government's ‘light-touch approach’. Read More

British Safety Council calls on Government and HSE to strengthen and enforce COVID-Secure workplace rules

Chairman Lawrence Waterman recognises the challenges faced by the Government, but says there are some ‘obvious steps’ that can be taken to help control the virus and protect workers. Read More

COVID-19: Adapting workplaces and protecting workers

EU-OSHA has published guidance which aims to help employers and workers to stay safe and healthy in a working environment. Read More

Lessons from contrasting ‘return to work’ best practice with safety excellence

Tim Marsh and Karen Royale compare and contrast what very best practise is in return to work circles. Read More

How to manage a business and supply chain that’s COVID-Secure

A look at how businesses can manage their supply chain COVID-19 responsibilities as they increase activity and prepare to win new work. Read More

Is your materials handling equipment still fit for purpose?

Is your materials handling equipment still fit for purpose? Some top tips for improving materials handling safety and efficiency on site. Read More

‘Now is not the time for unnecessary trips to the office’

British Safety Council urges Government not to pressurise employers to get workers back into the office. If people can work from home, they should have the choice to work from home: for the sake of people’s health, wellbeing and the economy. Read More

COVID-19 hygiene safeguards: What do SMEs need to do?

Businesses have had to adapt considerably in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, not least in terms of how they maintain a hygienic space. Regardless of the industry, hygiene is now of paramount importance to protect both staff and customers alike. But what is required in order to safeguard a commercial space and how can SMEs protect their premises from the risk of bacteria? Read More

58% of companies expect at least half of their workforce to return within three months

Survey also finds that only 5% of firms are finding the situation damaging to their business processes. Read More



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