All items: Health and safety

  • Policies and documents tool: further improvements to layout

    22 September 2016

    A further 18 categories within our suite of model documents are now listed in the order in which HR professionals might use them. This follows on from the earlier redesign of 14 key areas, making it easier than ever to find the templates that you need among XpertHR's 1,000 model documents.

  • Podcast: Responding to employee drug and alcohol misuse

    12 August 2016

    We discuss how employers can respond to drug and alcohol misuse in the workplace by supporting employee wellbeing and using enforcement measures, such as drug testing.

  • Zika and employee travel - should you avoid the risk?

    8 August 2016

    Given the Zika virus outbreak, employers should be aware of the health and safety and legal implications involved if they insist on their employees travelling to Rio for the Olympics.

  • Summer and the workplace: are you prepared?

    20 July 2016

    With temperatures in the UK reaching 30 degrees this week, employers can expect to deal with issues around workplace temperatures, holiday requests and dress codes.

  • FAQs: Bank holidays and eyesight tests

    27 May 2016

    New FAQs on XpertHR answer employers' questions on the effect of sickness absence on bank holiday entitlement and employer duties regarding eyesight tests.

  • What if a line manager refuses a drug test?

    16 May 2016

    What can an employer do if a line manager who is responsible for enforcing a drug and alcohol testing policy refuses to take a test? We find out in Dyson v Asda Stores Ltd.

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