Russell Corlett - Health and Safety Director
Recent Blog Posts By Russell Corlett - Health and Safety Director
How to make your workplace safe for pregnant staff
When do you think you need to prepare your workplace for a new or expectant mother? It’s not the day they return to work. It’s not right before the d... Read More
At the beginning of the year, the International Association for Research on Cancer (IARC) announced its decision to reclassify welding fume as a Group... Read More
Employing EU nationals after no-deal Brexit
The Government has announced a new scheme that will apply to the employment of EU nationals immediately after the UK leaves the EU if it does so witho... Read More
How to write an employee dress code
It all started with a pair of high-heeled shoes. Back in 2016, one of the world’s largest professional services businesses, PricewaterhouseCoopers (Pw... Read More
Breaking: New ruling to boost staff holiday pay?
Say one of your employees goes on annual leave. You know what to do. They take a week off—you pay them a week’s salary. After all, they have a holiday... Read More
Burnout is damaging for business… ACT NOW
Imagine that one of your employees tells you they want to take time off work. And the reason? They’re tired, stressed, and demotivated at work. They j... Read More
Here’s what I know: the times are a-changin’
All organisations evolve, and the workplace is no different. Change is to be expected as technologies evolve and different generations come into the w... Read More
WhatsApp and your workplace: a risky business move?
Outside of work, people use WhatsApp to send messages to friends and family. But does instant mobile messaging have a place inside the world of work? ... Read More
Should you ban physical contact at work?
Sometimes, being overly familiar with a colleague is more than awkward—it can be sexual harassment. That’s why in the #MeToo era, some employers are b... Read More
Four health & safety updates you can’t miss
Four big health & safety updates hit UK businesses in early 2019. The British Standard introduced new workplace first aid kits. The EU updated ... Read More
More work, less noise: headphones in the workplace
Two years ago, Sainsbury’s dismissed an employee for using earphones while he worked in one of their delivery yards. He claimed unfair dismissal. When... Read More