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Brexit: health and safety during the transition period

The UK has now left the EU. A transition period is in place while the EU and UK negotiate new arrangements for a trade deal, which will end on 31 December 2020. In the meantime, the HSE has emphasised that employers’ responsibility to prote...


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IWFM launches "Impact Awards 2020"

Entries are now open for the new-look IWFM Impact Awards 2020. The Industry awards are back for their 20th year, with five new categories, including a focus on wellbeing, positive climate action, collaboration and social value. The awards are...


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Sustainability strategies more successful when managers believe in them

New research from Cass Business School has found that business sustainability strategies can succeed alongside mainstream competitive strategies when managers believe in them. In Towards a Process Theory of Making Sustainability Strategies Legiti...


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New measures to improve building safety standards

The slow pace of improving building safety standards will not be tolerated, Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has warned, as he announced measures that go further and faster to ensure residents are safe in buildings. To give effective oversight of...


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Government offered help in designing new immigration system

The CIPD and some of the UK’s largest business organisations – including BCC, CBI, FSB, IOD, MakeUK and around 30 trade associations, from hoteliers to universities, employing millions of people – have signed a letter to Rt Hon P...


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Energy wasted by office buildings costing businesses £60m in bills

Energy being wasted every year by a few thousand office buildings across five UK cities could power over 100,000 homes and is costing businesses £60m in unnecessary energy bills, says think tank Green Alliance. Wasted energy by the City of ...