Tag: workplace wellbeing

Week Commencing 18/03/2024 – In The News

Worker fractures skull in fall A solar panel installation company has been fined after a worker fell and sustained life-changing injuries. The worker, employed by Everyone’s Energy UK Limited, had been installing solar panels on the roof of a house on Pentland Avenue in Thornbury, South Gloucestershire when he fell three metres on 4 July […]

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 […]

Managing Mental Health at Work

Employers have a duty of care to their staff to look after not only their physical health at work, but their mental health as well. It is important that mental health conditions are treated just as seriously as physical injuries or illnesses, and that the right support is provided. Keep reading to learn more about […]

Week Commencing 12/09/2022 – In The News

Workplace wellbeing charity says communication key in suicide prevention “No one should be afraid to ask or tell someone that they are struggling,” says Mates in Mind Patron. The charity, Mates in Mind, which aims to promote improved mental health in the workplace, says organisations must encourage conversations around mental health to help prevent suicide.  The message […]

Week Commencing 29/08/2022 – In The News

Maximum fine for fire safety breaches handed to landlord of Dawlish property A maximum fine for fire safety breaches has been handed to an estate agent in Dawlish, after business safety officers from Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service (DSFRS) investigated the property in 2021. Mr Force, now retired but formerly of Force and […]

Understanding and Managing Stress

Stress is becoming an ever-increasing problem both in the workplace and in our personal lives. How we handle it has become a topic of discussion with no clear answer. After all, everyone reacts differently to a stressful situation and what might be easy for some to overcome, could be impossible for others. This is especially […]

Mental Health Matters: Revisiting The Power Of Small

Last year, we published a blog about ‘The Power of Small’ for Time To Talk Day, discussing how a small conversation about mental health has the power to make a big difference. By looking out for each other, reaching out, and creating a dialogue around mental health, you could help your loved ones if they […]

Week Commencing 18/04/2022 – In The News

Haulage drivers set to benefit from £20m funding to improve roadside facilities £20 million has been allocated to improve safety, security, lighting and shower rooms at roadside services for heavy goods vehicle (HGV) drivers. HGV drivers will benefit from £20m funding, which is set to improve the safety and security of roadside facilities, with the […]

Week Commencing 13/12/2021 – In The News

Bank warning: HSBC alerts customers to convincing email fraud – ‘Real or scam?’ HSBC is warning its customers of the dangers posed by the latest example of convincing email fraud. Referred to as phishing, fraudsters target innocent members of the public by posing as respected organisations, such as banks, to convince them to part with […]

Week Commencing 29/11/2021 – In The News

The Duke of Cambridge launches new mental health initiative for emergency responders Prince William has given a speech to 200 front line workers at The Royal Foundation’s Emergency Services Mental Health Symposium, hosted on Thursday 25 November, opening up about his time in the emergency services, and highlighting the growing need to prioritise the mental […]