Russell Corlett - Health and Safety Director
Recent Blog Posts By Russell Corlett - Health and Safety Director
Five must-know answers to your pay review FAQs
Staff always want to earn more. And because you’re a good boss, you want to pay a fair wage. But you also don’t want to end up shelling out more th... 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
One Good Work Plan date you can’t miss
6th April 2020. Add it to your iPhone's calendar. And your Outlook diary. You can even pencil it into your Filofax if you really want to. Why? Beca... Read More
Staff medical appointments: a right to time off?
There’s no legal right to paid or unpaid time off for staff to attend medical or dental appointments. So it’s for you to decide whether you let your e... Read More
Keeping staff salaries secret in your workplace
Money talk is awkward. Especially if you have two employees doing the same job and one of them discovers they’re on a lower salary. Nobody likes t... Read More
Ramadan: A time for fasting and flexible working?
For 1.6 billion Muslims, Ramadan is a welcome chance to reconnect with religion and family. It’s also a month of nocturnal eating and sporadic slee... Read More
Here's what I know: paranoia is better than complacency
The beginning of the financial year is always a good time to take a fresh look at your expenditure—even if you’ve just had a great year. In fact, l... Read More
Bank holiday basics: 4 quick HR fixes...
It’s easy to think that the entire nation is counting down to four full days of freedom. But for employers and business owners like you, the looming l... Read More
Debunked: 5 health & safety myths
Let me tell you about an employer who told a little white lie. He wasn’t one of our clients, but he ran a small and profitable office-based busines... Read More
Late again? How to tackle poor punctuality
What’s the worst lateness excuse you’ve had from an employee? We’d love to know. After all, our clients have told us some classics by their employees…... Read More
How to manage staff who breastfeed at work
A recent survey of 2,000 breastfeeding mothers found that 56% of them had to do it in unsuitable places at work. 18% of women had to use the staff ... Read More