Category Archives: Health & Safety Management

When should employees self-isolate and/or get tested for Covid-19?

As cases of Coronavirus are increasing it is important to understand when employees should self-isolate and when they need to get tested. When to self-isolate You must self-isolate immediately if: you have any symptoms of Coronavirus (a high temperature, a new, continuous cough or a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste) […]

Making Your Office Covid Secure

With schools and Parliament having returned following the Covid-19 pandemic, the Government has also been pushing for office staff to return to work. Surveys suggest that only 34% of office workers have gone back to work in Britain compared to 68% elsewhere in Europe. It is understandable that there is a reluctance to get office […]

Education sector: September 1st Changes

We’re sure you’ll have all read the Department for Education guidance that was issued last week. Thankfully we think the guidance is more straightforward for most schools than it will have been in recent months. It’s not our intention to go through the guidance in detail for this post, however we thought it would be […]

An update from our Health & Safety Team: social distancing

Following the Government’s announcement yesterday we are working on updating the relevant Covid-19 documentation for each sector and will have these sent out to you as soon as they are ready and in plenty of time for the measures to be introduced for 4th July. In the meantime, we want to emphasise the importance of not reducing […]

Returning to the Roads

For many businesses driving is one of the highest risk activities that their employees undertake. Following the lockdown, it may be that some employees haven’t driven for a full 12 weeks, and others only in a limited capacity. They will all be returning to the roads at the same time and, since the Government has […]

New Electrical Safety Standards for Private Landlords

Want to hear about something other than Coronavirus? I can’t promise it’s more interesting than Coronavirus but it’s still nice to talk about something else! New regulations (The Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020) have been introduced that mean that from June 1 2020, private landlords have new duties. They […]