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First Aid responsibilities

By | 2018-01-16T11:10:14+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Categories: blog|

Do you know what the law expects of you, as an employer to provide first aid requirements? Take a look at a guide here. The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 require employers to provide adequate and appropriate equipment, facilities and personnel to ensure their employees receive immediate attention if they are injured or taken ill [...]

Landlord fire safety responsibilities

By | 2018-01-11T10:01:31+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Categories: blog|

You're a landlord, you have reliable tenants and everything's going well - but do you know what fire safety responsibilities you have towards them? It's not just property developers or tower block owners who need to think about fire safety for their tenants - all landlords have a duty of care for their tenants. Basic fire safety [...]

How important is Employers Liability Insurance?

By | 2018-01-08T15:08:39+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Categories: blog|

We're currently in the process of reviewing and renewing our Employers Liability Insurance, let's discuss why this cover is so important - and compulsory!  The cover is in place to ensure that any employee who successfully sues their employer will be financially compensated irrespective of the financial position of the employer. So should the employer breach [...]

Should Firefighters be used for medical emergencies

By | 2018-01-04T13:30:50+00:00 January 4th, 2018|Categories: blog|

Recent figures from the Home Office show that Firefighters are being increasingly deployed to Medical Emergencies instead of Paramedics.  A Fire Crew was sent to 44,121 ambulance calls in the 12 months to June 2017, compared to 10,329 in June 2010. With Fire Crews now deployed to an average of 120 medical emergencies a day, many people [...]

Health and safety law poster

By | 2018-01-02T13:15:44+00:00 December 19th, 2017|Categories: blog|

Do you have to display a Health and Safety Law Poster in your workplace? We've seen on our travels lately that not everybody is displaying the health and safety at work poster correctly. So we thought we would take a moment to discuss what is required of employers here. The poster outlines British health and safety [...]

Grenfell tower inquiry and sprinklers

By | 2017-12-19T09:54:41+00:00 December 15th, 2017|Categories: blog|

This week we saw the moving memorial to mark six months from the date of the awful Grenfell tower tragedy - this was a day to remember those lost but keep in mind how we're going to stop this from happening again.  The public inquiry into the Grenfell tower is currently being carried out, chaired by [...]

Is a NEBOSH qualification worth it?

By | 2017-12-15T09:56:50+00:00 December 13th, 2017|Categories: blog|

A NEBOSH qualification is a big financial and time commitment, so what are the benefits to your business? A safer workplace – Health and safety is important, it protects people from injury and loss of life. People with a NEBOSH General Certificate know how to help their employer avoid prosecution, litigation, absence costs and loss of reputation, wherever [...]

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