Posted: Thu, 02 Jan 2020 09:06
The Fifth Directive is designed to strengthen the Fourth Directive and add an enhanced focus on due diligence, improved access to information and increased transparency. This article explores the key changes in greater depth. Read More »
Posted: Thu, 19 Dec 2019 13:46
Before any new product is released for the market, businesses must ensure and assess its product liability, safety, and compliance. Any defects or potential defects that may compromise the safety and integrity of a product must be dealt with due diligence and in compliance with product safety laws and regulations. Read More »
Posted: Thu, 12 Dec 2019 13:26
After a great 2019, we're having a festive break from 24th December to 2nd January. Read More »
Posted: Mon, 02 Dec 2019 09:36
The 2019 HSE statistics on workplace ill health reveal a shocking number of us are being made ill, or having our illnesses made worse, by our working conditions.
What's causing these problems and how can we improve them? Read More »
Posted: Mon, 25 Nov 2019 10:23
The 2019 HSE statistics paint a shocking picture of mental health in the workplace. 54% of days off sick are because of stress, depression and anxiety.
The task ahead is huge. What can employers do to help their employees, and where should they start? Read More »
Posted: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 09:22
The collapse of Lehman brothers in 2008 highlighted the need for regulation around protecting client money and assets which have been a key priority for the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) ever since. Our new eLearning course, on client money and assets, covers the key principles and procedures which underpin the rules set out in Client Assets Sourcebook (CASS). Read More »
Posted: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 14:17
Cybercrime is a widespread phenomenon across the world. It can affect firms and organisations of any size, belonging to any industry or sector. Through carefully coordinated attacks, cybercriminals tend to target vulnerabilities in technology or cause poorly trained staff to make mistakes – both approaches are designed to put businesses at risk. Read More »
Posted: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 09:23
We're very excited about our upcoming project: we're working together with Loughborough College to produce a collection of Food Safety online courses. Read More »
Posted: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 10:24
Workplace stress is more common and more severe than ever, affecting hundreds of thousands of workers in the UK every year.
Would you recognise it if you saw it in your own workplace? Read More »
Posted: Thu, 31 Oct 2019 10:00
More powerful. More personal. More potential.
The new Astute has launched. Read More »
Posted: Tue, 22 Oct 2019 09:58
Hundreds of thousands of UK workers suffer from workplace violence every year. Many more suffer the trauma of witnessing it.
None of these incidents are acceptable. What can employers do to protect their staff? Read More »
Posted: Wed, 16 Oct 2019 09:58
Posted: Mon, 07 Oct 2019 15:28
Everyone deserves to feel safe and healthy in their working environment. Office design can have an impact on everything from accident rates to stress levels.
Few of us have the opportunity to design an office from scratch but every workplace can make changes to become safer for everyone working there. Read More »