Myth Busting ISO Standards

Myth Busting – Debunking the confusion around attaining ISO standards. The following is a hypothetical situation. Have you been told something like this? “Our company wishes to attain the ISO Standards for Environmental, Health & Safety and Quality...

Respiratory Protection in the Workplace (COVID-19)

What has changed following the governments 19th July 2021 announcement?   On the 19th of July 2021 the Government announced that “legal requirements to wear a face covering has been lifted in all settings”. The settings the Government refers to do not appear to...

COSHH and Brexit – What Does It Now Mean For Your Organisation?

A Hypothetical Situation – Does this look like you? So – Your Company was identified as a Downstream User before the UK exited the EU as you bought Chemical Products from an EU supplier. Now the UK has left the EU, and your company continues to source chemicals from...

Getting Back Into The Workplace After Lockdown (Covid Safe Update)

As businesses start to plan towards reopening in part or in full, they must be mindful of the current advice and restrictions that are designed to keep their staff and clients safe. Considerations must include their safety, health and wellbeing.   Following...

Keeping Your Standards COVID Safe

Let’s start with a question. During lockdown, did your external ISO accreditation body allow you not to be externally audited? Of course not. So, continuous assessment audits had to remain. Were you prepared? Did you find remote audits easy? Were you able to pull...

The Benefits of a Compliance Management System using HSG 65

Legislation is one of the most important instruments of government in organising society and protecting citizens. It determines amongst others the rights and responsibilities of individuals and authorities to whom the legislation applies. By using HSG 65 as a...

Big Businesses Face Mandatory Digital Modern Slavery Reporting

The UK Government has made the first major changes to the Modern Slavery Act since its introduction in 2015, extending requirements to public bodies including local authorities and tightening rules for big businesses. Some report suggest that business compliance with...

Homeworking. The New Normal?

So, have you been temporary home working like at least 60% of the UK workforce during lockdown? The benefits of working at home have only just hit the Victorian Employers (no pun intended!) and the old way of “you have to be at work to be at work” have been eroded....