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Unite demands stronger asbestos legislation

Union Unite has demanded the government enact stronger asbestos legislation after a report released by the ResPublica think tank found that workers and members of the public are being put at risk by inadequate UK legislation. The report found tha...


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New report encourages employers to operate smarter, green businesses

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has launched a new ‘Responsible Business Report’ with recommendations for real estate firms to develop and implement responsible business practices, to improve their business culture,...


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New safety and health competency framework to “drive highest standards”

The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) has revealed further details about its updated framework for the OSH profession, designed to meet the changing needs and expectations of professionals working in health and safety. As busin...


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International Workplace launches new digital subscription service, Workplace DNA®

Thursday 28 November marks a very special day for International Workplace, as we celebrate the launch of Workplace DNA®, our new digital subscription learning service. Five years in the making, we’re showcasing this innovative product a...


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Royal Mail loses appeal over £50m fine for breaking competition law

Royal Mail has lost its appeal against a £50m fine from media regulator Ofcom for anti-competitive behaviour against the parcels business Whistl, its largest competitor. Royal Mail was handed the £50m penalty in August 2018 after Ofco...


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Government must adopt new approach to health and safety regulation, says British Safety Council

The British Safety Council has responded to the latest Grenfell Tower Inquiry, published on Wednesday 30 October 2019. The first phase of the Inquiry, led by Sir Martin Moore-Bick, considers how the fire started at Grenfell Tower and the response ...