Welcome to Briefings. Here you can find briefings written by Workplace Law consultants and industry experts pertaining to the area of the environment.
Briefings provide in-depth research into specific subjects and major topics such as the CRC energy efficiency scheme and environmental management systems to help you gain a better understanding of the main issues.
You can search through the Briefings by title, date or key word by using the simple A-Z finder below. Each Briefing is fully downloadable as a PDF file.
We are continually updating this section to cover all major topics of most use to you in your workplace; however, if there is anything not currently covered then please get in touch with your suggestions.
The Private Finance Initiative (PFI) has always been subject to criticism, but is now something of a pariah. Once New Labour’s preferred procurement technique for capital infrastructure, PFI ...Read more
In his book Outliers, the author Malcolm Gladwell repeatedly demonstrates that to achieve a significant measure of success in any field requires about 10,000 hours of practice. Well, at Claremont ...Read more
In the haste to upgrade and enhance IT systems, businesses and other organisations often neglect their duties regarding the secure disposal of computer equipment. From a security and risk perspecti...Read more
The driving force behind seating specification in Europe continues to be the Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations for desks and chairs used with computer workstations. The HSE s...Read more
|3.||Office chairs: are yours suitable?||Briefing|
|4.||Light and sound in the workplace||Briefing|
|7.||Waste electrical and electronic equipment: the WEEE and RoHS Regulations||Guide|
|8.||Fire extinguishers in the workplace||Briefing|
|9.||Weekly news 1-7 February 2012||WPL TV news|
|10.||Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in the workplace||Briefing|
|1.||Businesses worldwide agree on responsibility to respect human rights, finds a major new report||Blog post|
|2.||Are you aware of the sentencing guidelines relating to environmental offences?||Blog post|
|3.||Paris climate change talks to impact building management sector||Blog post|
|4.||BIM is heralding the convergence of FM, design and construction||Blog post|
|5.||Are you ready for the new commercial waste laws?||Blog post|
|6.||GHG guidance launched to help companies reporting emissions||Blog post|
|7.||New international standard for occupational safety and health enters new phase||Blog post|
|8.||Are you ready for the revisions to ISO 14001?||Blog post|
|9.||2015 is the year for businesses to tackle climate change||Blog post|
|10.||CIBSE and WRAP collaborate to produce guidance on resource efficiency in the built environment||Blog post|