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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...


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New guidance for employers to help manage the impact of menopause at work

Workplace expert ACAS has published new guidance to help employers and managers support staff who are affected by menopause symptoms at work. Around two million women aged over 50 have difficulties at work due to their menopause symptom...


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Government introduces "ground-breaking" Environment Bill

The government has introduced a landmark Bill to Parliament to tackle the biggest current environmental priorities, signalling a historic step change in the way the natural environment is protected and enhanced. The transformative Environment Bil...