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New guidance for employers to protect staff from harassment

As the Equality Act enters its second decade, employers are being given support to protect their workforces in the shape of new guidance published by the Equality and Human Rights Commission. The new guidance explains employers’ legal respo...


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EU Withdrawal Bill – ELA highlights potential impact of uncertainty on UK workplaces

Recently proposed amendments to the EU Withdrawal Bill impacting established case law are likely to create substantial, and long-lasting, uncertainty for UK workplaces, the Employment Lawyers Association (ELA) has said. The Association has ex...


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Energy performance targets for offices targeting net zero carbon released

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has published new energy performance targets for commercial offices that are aiming to achieve net zero carbon in operation. Following direct engagement with industry and analysis of the projected zero carbon...


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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 government must “get health and safety done”

The chartered body for safety and health professionals, IOSH, has called for the Conservative Government to “get health and safety done” by committing to the protection of workers’ rights and future-proofing the UK’s world-...


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Lloyd's of London issues trans and non-binary inclusion guide

Following claims of sexual harassment earlier this year, Lloyd’s of London has issued a guide to the inclusion of trans and non-binary people in the workplace as part of a cultural overhaul of the insurance market. Published in conjunction ...