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Working from Home – Guidance

For some of us, working from home is not unusual. However, due to recent events (COVID-19) this has led to an increase in people working from home. Whether working from home is a temporary measure or long term adjustment, it is important that your workstation and working environment is one which is good and safe …


Coronavirus – Latest Advice and Guidance

As the Coronavirus situation continues to escalate, it is now becoming more and more likely that this has the potential to have a significant commercial impact on many businesses. With ongoing updates from Public Health England (PHE) and with more areas becoming affected, we have now updated our guidance. The below guidance should be reviewed …


Swimming Pool Safety

A leisure group is facing prosecution after a three-year-old boy drowned in one of its swimming pools. The tragic death of three year old Rocco Wright occurred in April of 2018 Rocco was due to have a swimming lesson along with his father and sister which had been cancelled. During the short time spent at …


Hero to Zero: The importance of managing documentation within a food business

The Food Standards Agency has issued guidance for local authorities on the implementation and operation of issuing food hygiene ratings to food businesses in order to maintain consistency when assessing ratings. There are six different food hygiene ratings (0-5) with zero being the lowest (Urgent improvement necessary) and 5 the highest (Very good). Food hygiene …


Importance of Window Restrictors

In the UK between 2018/2019 it was reported that 147 people were killed as a result of an accident at work, 40 of these were due to a fall. Within the food and beverage industry each year 20% of fatal injuries and around 80 major injuries resulting in either broken bones, fractures or loss of …