Category Archives: Health & Safety Management

Covid-19 Update for Schools

No doubt you’ll have been glued to the TV to hear the UK Government’s plans for a route out of lockdown. The main factor that we’ll deal with today are the updates required to allow children to return to school, in England, on the 8th March. There are some changes that will be needed, with […]

Free Covid-19 Test Kits Available to Businesses: The Pros & Cons

The UK Government has extended its programme of Covid Lateral Flow Testing to more businesses. Previously this was limited to schools and businesses with over 250 employees. From this week, businesses with more than 50 employees are able to register for test kits, which are supplied free of charge. This provision is aimed at those […]

Is Your Team Suffering From Burn Out?

Many today are juggling working from home, home schooling and increased or reduced workloads. Balancing home working requirements and home life is increasing more difficult. Burnout can influence every aspect of your employee’s life, from their work, their relationships, to physical and mental health, and can leave them feeling like they have very little left […]

Health & Safety in 2021

As we start the journey into 2021, hopefully we can all start to plan for what the post pandemic will look like. With the national vaccination programme for COVID-19 now underway, now is the time for businesses to shift their mindset from crisis response to active recovery. With that being said, you need to ensure […]

What to Expect from a HSE Covid-Secure Spot Check

The Covid-19 pandemic has been disruptive to many organisations and an outbreak of Coronavirus within your company can add further disruption and strain on your business. To combat this most businesses will already have put measures in place for minimising the likelihood that Covid-19 can spread within the business.   What are the HSE Doing? […]

Coronavirus Update for Schools: 5th November 2020

The Department for Education (DfE) have issued new guidance on the safe operation of schools during this new period of lockdown which commences from 5th November 2020. The full guidance is here: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/education-and-childcare-settings-new-national-restrictions-from-5-november-2020     The majority of the controls that you have in place will continue to be required and should not be changed. […]

Fire safety during Covid-19

We are now seven months into the pandemic and most of you are beginning to navigate your way through the barrage of information and apply controls to reduce the risk in the present situation. Some of the circumstances that we have observed, of how covid-19 controls are being applied to fire safety would benefit from […]