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Grenfell tower tragedy – first official inquiry report published

A “damning” 1,000-page report into the Grenfell Tower fire has been published today, criticising the London Fire Brigade’s response to the fire that claimed 72 lives in June 2017. Sir Martin Moore-Bick, author of the report, has...


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Staff turn to Google for their HR concerns

While employees would be expected to turn to the HR department if they have any queries or concerns, it seems many are in fact choosing to use Google to answer their questions, as a quick and less embarrassing method. That’s according to ne...


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Outsourcing white paper addresses future of FM

A new white paper addressing outsourcing in FM has been published by bespoke workplace specialists, Active Workplace Solutions. The paper highlights the uncertainty of today’s market in facilities management, discussing the pros and cons of...


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MoD faces civil action for corporate manslaughter

The father of a British soldier who died on an "unsafe" army test march is bringing civil action for corporate manslaughter against the Ministry of Defence (MoD), Sky News has reported. The announcement follows an inquest into the death of Corpor...


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British workers at risk of developing health problems not seen since the Industrial Revolution

Health experts are warning that Britain’s office workers could be left with hunched backs within 20 years – if radical changes to work environments aren’t made. New research by healthy workspace solutions provider, Fellowes, has...


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Time called on NDAs in discrimination cases

Two years after the #MeToo campaign, the Equality and Human Rights Commission has launched new guidance for employers on the use of confidentiality agreements (often referred to as NDAs) in discrimination cases. The guidance offers both employers...