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International Workplace celebrates success at Learning Technologies Awards

The International Workplace team was delighted to attend the Learning Technologies Awards 2018 last night, to celebrate being shortlisted in the category of ‘Best international learning platform implementation’. At a glamorous awards c...


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Sentencing guidelines for manslaughter introduced

Sentencing guidelines for manslaughter came into force in courts on 1 November 2018. This is the first time that comprehensive guidelines have been drawn up for these very serious and difficult cases, which could range from an unintended death re...


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Initiative calls for 100% of Dame Judith Hackitt’s recommendations for building regulations and fire safety to be implemented

100% Hackitt, an industry initiative to encourage the government to deliver all of the recommendations contained within Dame Judith Hackitt's report, has been launched in Westminster by Local Authority Building Control (LABC) and the British ...


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Further changes to the apprenticeship levy to support employers

From April 2019, large businesses will be able to invest up to 25% of their apprenticeship levy to support apprentices in their supply chain, the Budget 2018 announced. Some employers will pay half of what they currently pay for apprenticeship tr...


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Home Office tells business: open up on modern slavery or face further action

The Home Office is writing directly to chief executives of 17,000 businesses, telling them to open up about modern slavery in their supply chains, or risk being named as in breach of the law. Businesses with a turnover of more than £36m mus...


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Deadly exposures: UK misses the mark with asbestos controls

Shocking statistics reveal that the UK’s asbestos safety regulations and preventative measures fall short compared to other European countries who have less of an asbestos problem. In the latest white paper from Charles Pickles MSc, BSc CCP...