Welcome to Blogs – topical articles written by our extensive network of consultants and experts giving their opinions, ideas and suggestions on a wide range of subjects that affect businesses and the workplace.

Ranging from the application of International Standards to bringing about cultural change, the blogs also comment on wider issues in the community, as well as bringing you up to date on the most important things that the people at International Workplace are up to.

Marathon effort for wounded soldiers

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I agreed last year to run the Virgin London Marathon on behalf of the Worshipful Company of Pattenmakers, a City of London livery company that enjoys strong links with the facilities management industry.  I’m excited, if not a little scared, that the marathon is now almost upon us, and I’m just about as prepared as I can be for what is undoubtedly going to be a tough challenge.  Running ...

Five things I have learnt about making sustainability training work

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International Workplace Associate, Peter Watts, MSc. MIEMA, works as a trainer and a consultant, and in his most recent blog, talks about his love for the training aspect of his role. Of all the satisfying work I undertake working in sustainability, I find training one of the most enjoyable. You know that people who you are training are almost always going to be using the knowledge gaine...

New employees: Your safety responsibilities

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In a new blog post for International Workplace, Croftons Injury Claims solicitors look at how businesses should be protecting existing staff, and what they can do to ensure the safety of new employees. Safety responsibilities when hiring new employees Looking after the health and safety of employees is crucial. As a business owner and employer, you are legally responsible for the welfar...