Monthly Archives: March 2018

Your contents are covered, but does that matter?

If we talk about suffering a major loss at your premises, you will most likely think about your assets – buildings, plant, machinery, stock etc. If you didn’t insure them, how could you continue to operate? Knowing that if a significant loss were to occur, you would get all of your physical items replaced meaning […]

ISO 45001 : The new international standard for Occupational Health & Safety

What’s ISO 45001? ISO 45001:2018 is the replacement to OHSAS 18001 and is the international ISO standard for Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems (OHSMS). Not only has the standard superseded OHSAS 18001, it makes integration with other management systems simpler than ever before; because it shares the new common structure defined by Annex SL, […]

Unpaid Shift Work

Currently a company can invite prospective employees to come in and complete ‘trial shifts’ in order to assess their competency, with the intention that if all goes well a job will be available at the end of this shift. However, there have been growing complaints that employers are using trial shifts as a way of […]