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New occupational health and safety standard published

The revised occupational health and safety standard GRI 403 has been released by international sustainability reporting organisation, Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). The standard has been revised to focus on the presence of robust occupational...


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New government consultation to improve The Pensions Regulator’s powers

The government has published a new consultation which sets out plans to improve the Pensions Regulator’s powers and increase the protections for defined benefit scheme members. This consultation’s proposals would enable the Pensions R...


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New government action plan pledges to address LGBT people in the workplace

LGBT people in the workplace will be one of the areas addressed by a new government action plan designed to to tackle discrimination and improve the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in the UK. The LGBT Action Plan has...


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Is ‘positive action’ always a positive thing?

2018 has seen many high-profile businesses in the UK making very public statements on their efforts to encourage greater diversity in their recruitment and selection process, particularly for senior and board level roles. Most recently, the BBC an...


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Brexit – implications for health and safety in the UK

Brexit continues to cause uncertainty across the UK political, economic and social landscape, and domestic health and safety law is no exception. With much of the UK’s health and safety legislation being derived from EU policy, extricating U...


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The changing face of the workforce

The gig economy has become a popular topic in the media over the last 18 months, from the Taylor Review into Modern Working practices, to high profile Employment Tribunal cases handing down crucial verdicts. The way we work has never had more vari...