Russell Corlett - Health and Safety Director
Recent Blog Posts By Russell Corlett - Health and Safety Director
THE EQUALITY ACT 2010: INDIRECT DISCRIMINATION, VICTIMISATION AND EQUAL PAY
As promised in Issue 36 of the Bottom Line Express, the Masterclass in this issue takes a look at indirect discrimination, victimisation and equal pay... Read More
Step Ladders: Taking Steps To Reduce The Risk
The Peninsula 24 Hour Health and Safety Advice Service have recently taken a number of calls about the safe use of stepladders. The reason for the cal... Read More
THE EQUALITY ACT 2010 - HARASSMENT AND THIRD PARTY HARASSMENT
As promised in Issue 35 of the Bottom Line Express, the Masterclass in this Issue takes a look at harassment and third party harassment under the Equa... Read More
How much should employers take academic qualifications into consideration when recruiting?
There is no definitive answer here, this depends entirely on the job role in question and if the qualification is truly essential, desirable or not ne... Read More
THE EQUALITY ACT 2010 - DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION AND PRE EMPLOYMENT HEALTH QUESTIONS
As promised in Issue 34 of the Bottom Line Express, the Masterclass in this Issue takes a look at disability discrimination and pre-employment health ... Read More
How to secure your training costs against employees who leave
Work-related training courses can be invaluable investments for both employees and employers: an employee spends their time learning new skills and wi... Read More
Violence and aggression in the workplace
Work-related violence, defined by the Health and Safety Executive as "any incident in which a person is abused, threatened or assaulted in circum... Read More
How To Implement Random Drug Testing In The Workplace
It is becoming more common for employers to perform drug tests on their employees, especially when jobs include safety critical decisions (e.g. pilots... Read More
The Advantages & Disadvantages To Employing Friends And Family
Many people have friends at work and occasionally work with family. However, there is a big difference between working with friends and relations and... Read More
How Often Should I Be Checking My Policies And Procedures?
In the last few months a question frequently asked of our Health and Safety Consultants has been ‘how often should I be checking my policies and proce... Read More
What Happens If Staff Are Sick During Holiday Leave?
The law on this has recently changed in respect of statutory annual leave. The European Court of Justice has ruled that a period of illness whilst on ... Read More