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Mental health: the “biggest workforce issue of our time”

A new study by Oracle and Workplace Intelligence of more than 12,000 employees, managers, HR leaders, and C-level executives across 11 countries has found that the COVID-19 pandemic has increased workplace stress, anxiety, and burnout for people a...


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NEBOSH virtual classroom course special offer ends soon

The early bird special offer for International Workplace's autumn NEBOSH National General Certificate course programme runs out tomorrow (Friday 18 September). The course is delivered virtually using Microsoft Teams. Live online tutor seminars an...


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Consultant fined for providing incompetent health and safety advice

A self-employed consultant has been fined for breach of legislation for providing health and safety advice on technical and complex matters while not being qualified to advise his clients. Luton Crown Court heard how a self-employed health and sa...


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82% agree health and safety courses drive business benefits

Managers play a crucial role in preventing work-related accidents and ill health – but one in five companies don’t train them in health and safety, according to a new report published by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Healt...


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Eighteen months until back to ‘normal’ – but training can help

UK organisations anticipate that it will take 18 months to fully recover from the disruption of the coronavirus pandemic and its subsequent social distancing measures, with small businesses leading the way back to ‘normal’. A survey o...


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NEBOSH introduces open book exams for people learning from home

NEBOSH, like many organisations around the world, is adapting to the challenges and opportunities presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. In order for people to feel safe when organising or attending a NEBOSH assessment it has brought forward and expa...