Health and Safety Culture: The Importance of a Code of Conduct

Behavioural management and workplace culture play a significant role in in the health and safety of a business. There are many ways in which a company can build a positive health and safety culture in the workplace, but a good start is something every business should have – a Code of Conduct. Why is a […]

Safety Spotlight: Code of Conduct and Communication Skills

As part of April’s Hazard of the Month, Behavioural Management, we’re highlighting two key areas: Code of Conduct and Communication Skills. Code of Conduct A code of conduct outlines what leaders expect in behaviour throughout the company, covering integrity, objectivity, confidentiality, professionalism, and competence. It fosters a positive work environment, guiding employees on how to interact […]

Top 10 Cyber Security Tips for Your Small Business

All businesses must be prepared for cyber attacks – particularly smaller businesses that are more vulnerable due to limited resources. This blog covers some of our top tips for building your cyber security strategy to protect your business. 1. Conduct a cybersecurity audit Analyse and review your cyber security procedures and infrastructure – risk assessing […]

GDPR for Business

GDPR stands for the General Data Protection Regulation, which is part of the Data Protection Act 2018. This regulation relates to the handling of personal data by companies storing personal information, whether this is in a private, public, or work capacity. Keep reading to learn more about your business responsibilities under GDPR. What is personal […]

Safety Spotlight: Cyber Security, GDPR & Phishing Awareness

As part of December’s Hazard of the Month, IT Security and GDPR, we’re highlighting three key areas: Cyber Security, GDPR & Phishing Awareness. Cyber Security Taking action to protect yourself and your business from cyber security risks is essential in this modern age of working. However, it doesn’t need to be daunting – there are some […]

Week Commencing 10/07/2023 – In The News

Could a truck that’s powered by hydrogen and only emits water help in the climate change fight? The vehicle can be fuelled up with hydrogen in just 15 minutes and gives drivers 600 kilometres of range, the company behind it says, with the gas being stored in high pressure tanks designed to withstand impact. British […]

Employer Duties for Welfare at Work: What Small Businesses Can Do to Improve Welfare

An employer’s duty of care extends beyond the protection of staff health and safety and the prevention of accidents and injuries – employee welfare is also a fundamental element of employee wellbeing. Identifying and addressing factors that affect employee wellbeing, and taking a proactive approach to improve these is something that all businesses should strive […]

Top 10 Tips for Effective Employee Training

Effective, consistent and meaningful training is key to getting the best out of your employees and giving them the tools to succeed in their role. Training is certainly an investment, both in time and resources, but the rewards to be gained from proper training have the potential to vastly exceed the costs. But how do […]

Safety Spotlight: Business Communication & Code of Conduct

As part of January’s Hazard of the Month, Training, we’re highlighting two key areas: Business Communication and Code of Conduct. Business Communication Proper business communication is essential for success in the workplace – whether you’re communicating with members of your organisation or external customers or companies, being able to communicate effectively and convey your thoughts and ideas clearly is […]

Safety Spotlight: Time Management, General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) & Risk Assessment

As part of November’s Hazard of the Month, Poor Planning, we’re highlighting three key areas: Time Management, General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) & Risk Assessment. Time Management Time management is an essential skill to have to ensure that you have a proper work-life balance. Poor time management can lead to stress and feeling overwhelmed at […]