Week Commencing 19/02/2024 – In The News

Research highlights impact of budget cuts on safety New research from Watco has examined the complexities of the facilities management (FM) industry, and how they impact the safety and smooth running within the modern facility. It revealed that almost two thirds (60%) of facilities managers have had their budgets cut by up to 25% in […]

Week Commencing 22/01/2024 – In The News

Hospital staff left with life-changing conditions Workers at Bio Decontamination Limited attended Scarborough Hospital on 18 September 2019 after being hired to carry out the decontamination of the Aspen ward. The company used ionised hydrogen peroxide to decontaminate the rooms in the ward. They failed to appropriately seal the rooms, meaning the ionised hydrogen peroxide […]

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 […]

Week Commencing 08/05/2023 – In The News

Employers being impacted as menopause is often misdiagnosed as depression Employers are being impacted by a common misdiagnosis of psychological menopause symptoms, experts have said. Bosses at digital health app Peppy are warning employers that the condition is often misdiagnosed as depression – which can lead to absence and resignation – other mental health issues […]

Week Commencing 06/03/2023 – In The News

Hybrid working is healthier, data reveals Hybrid working is making it easier for people to take care of their health and wellbeing, data shows. Despite fewer walks to and from work and lunch-time strolls, staying at home to work on a few days a week isn’t impacting our physical activity levels. Data, gathered by Banner, shows […]

Week Commencing 26/09/2022 – In The News

Major working from home study reveals employee and employer divide A global study from Microsoft shows employers and employees disagree when it comes to productivity levels while working from home. The survey interviewed 20,000 staff across 11 countries. It revealed that 87% of workers felt working from home was just as efficient than being in […]

Week Commencing 22/08/2022 – In The News

Takeaway failed to comply with improvement notices The director of Nelson based UK Fried Chicken Limited was in court for food safety and hygiene offences. UK Fried Chicken (Nelson) Limited was charged with two offences under the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 at Burnley Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 11 August. The Manchester Road business […]

Week Commencing 24/01/2022 – In The News

Wolves fire: Blaze causes ‘significant damage’ to Molineux A fire broke out at Wolverhampton Wanderers’ Molineux stadium in the early hours, damaging part of the ground, the football club has said. Smoke could be seen coming from the stadium as 20 firefighters attended at about 01:55 GMT. It started in the Sir Jack Hayward Suite […]