Monthly Archives: December 2019

Driving home for Christmas

Christmas delivery rush, extra loads and winter storms can make for a very challenging and difficult winter for any business operating a fleet of vehicles. Did you know…. Over 5 years there have been nearly 60 employees killed and 5,000 employees seriously injured in haulage and distribution. 23,000 employees suffered an injury that meant they […]

Don’t delay! Apply for Settled Status today, or at least encourage your European workers to do so.

Assuming that the UK leaves the European Union at some point in the future (which is looking more and more likely), EU, EEA and Swiss citizens who currently live and work in the UK will need to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme in order to continue to do so. Whilst the current deadline is […]

HSE to carry out focussed welding inspections in 2020

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) sent out letters confirming that the fabrication and engineering sectors will be subjected to unannounced inspections between January and March 2020. The inspections will focus on welding fume and required control measures and will examine two main areas: Internal Welding Operations External welding operations Inspectors will be examining the required […]

12 Days of Insurance

With the holiday season well and truly in swing, make sure your business is prepared with a helping hand from ProAktive! 12 Lights are flickering It is compulsory that every business must carry out an Electrical Inspection (IEE) for commercial premises at least every 5 years. The inspection is an associated test to check whether […]