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None of us leave home expecting to be injured in an accident that was not your fault, but it happens to many thousands of innocent victims every year. It could be in a road traffic accident, an accident at work, you slipped or tripped, medical negligence or had an accident in a public place. Wherever you go and whatever you are doing, someone is accountable for your safety and well-being. If you are one of the unfortunate people that [...]

The Health and Safety (HSE) farm inspection initiative designed to reduce the number of injuries and fatalities on farms from falling from height incidents. Health and Safety initiative to improve agricultural safety standards The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is embarking on a programme of farm inspections in a drive to reduce the number of falls from height that have resulted in injuries and fatalities in the agricultural sector. The inspections are designed to ensure farm workplaces are taking adequate steps [...]

The age-old saying ‘time is money’ hits hard when it comes to running a business. And, when it comes to systems and software you need to make sure you have everything in place so that when your employees log on they can maximise the time they are paid to work without too many glitches or costly calls to the IT department. To help you get your systems streamlined for 2018, we have put together some top tips. So, whether you’re [...]

There’s over 10 million people registered as having a disability in the UK and employers have a responsibility to provide facilities for disabled people in the workplace. The equality act of 2010 legislates that employees with disabilities, share exactly the same employment rights as other workers. This act also states that employers are expected to make ‘reasonable adjustments’ within the workplace with regards to access and facilities for disabled staff. There’s the obvious changes which need to be made, such [...]

It’s a given in the removals industry that we deal with some pretty heavy objects, which have to be transported in some pretty difficult to reach places. At Richardson Moving & Storage, we have transported everything from antiques, to Grand Pianos, to gravestones – so we have experience in moving almost everything, with time spent considering the risks of each individual move. This means that Health & Safety is a crucial part of our everyday work, it’s something which [...]

OSHA violations, in the popular mind, are a damning indictment of the company, a scarlet letter that indicates that the company has a complete disregard for employee safety. In reality, the most common OSHA violations are relatively minor or issues that raise risks for employees but are not outright dangerous. That said, OSHA violation fines spiked 80% in the final years of the Obama administration, so it is costly to receive even a minor one. OSHA violations can have [...]

Everyone knows asbestos is dangerous, but not everyone thinks it’s something that could impact them or their business. Exposure to asbestos can have quite complex and severe effects on the body. There’s an increased likelihood of laryngitis, fluid in the lungs, portions of the lungs becoming airless, and an aggressive lung cancer called mesothelioma, which usually takes 40-50 years to show symptoms. In March 2014, mesothelioma victims who “can’t trace a liable employer” were able to claim compensation packages of £123,000 [...]

Being a self-employed tradesman in the UK, it makes a lot of sense to get public liability insurance to protect yourself from heavy legal costs, should a client, third party or general public member sue you for personal injuries or damages to their property. Some of the top UK insurance companies providing self-employed liability cover, can offer coverage for up to £5 million (depending on the level of cover desired), so that you have financial protection from claims filed against [...]

We Have Compiled A List Of The Best Picture Editing Tools For Small Business Owners As a small-business owner, you probably do not have the resources to purchase industry-leading software/tools. Nevertheless, you may still want to process images and photos for your website or offline media.  Blogs are now at the core of a sophisticated marketing strategy for businesses of all sizes. There are so many diverse imaged editing programs, software add-ons, and tools to choose from, as a business owner/professional [...]

If your business is subject to quick growth, or you are simply looking for a way to stay organised and on top of employees, then implementing a HR (human resource) software is a very worthwhile step to take in order to ensure that your business continues to run efficiently and actively. Cezanne HR software allows you to keep track of your employees, measuring their absence, time spent, performance, recruitment matters, and compensation; it also helps to ensure that everyone [...]