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Research exposes “significant issues” with workplace mental health first aid implementation

Earlier in November a call was made to Theresa May by some of Britain’s leading business leaders to act on a pledge to make mental health first aid mandatory in all workplaces. More than 50 chief executives, from banking, retail, education ...


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HSE releases Great Britain’s annual injury and ill health statistics

Too many workers in Britain’s workplaces are still being injured or made ill by their work, a new report shows. Annual statistics from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) show 1.4 million workers were suffering from work-related ill healt...


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C02 levels in offices “silently damaging UK productivity”

The results from the first-ever practical study into UK indoor office environments has revealed that worker performance declines when CO2 levels are high and temperatures are too warm or cold. As the government and business community continues to ...


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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 ...