All items: Health and safety

  • Sexual harassment at work: 10 myths busted

    Date:
    15 August 2016

    A TUC report on sexual harassment in the workplace has found that 52% of women have experienced some form of sexual harassment at work. Stephen Simpson sets the record straight on 10 myths about workplace sexual harassment.

  • Employee substance misuse: five workplace tips

    Date:
    12 August 2016

    The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence estimates the cost of alcohol-related absenteeism in England at £1.7 billion per year. We provide five tips for employers to respond to employee substance misuse.

  • Zika and the Olympics - can employees be forced to travel?

    Date:
    5 August 2016

    As well as the athletes descending on Rio for the Olympic and Paralympic games, many people are travelling there to work over the coming weeks, but, in the light of the Zika virus, can employees be forced to work in Brazil?

  • Six common summer employment issues

    Date:
    19 July 2016

    With high temperatures possible during the summer months, we explore some employment law scenarios employers may have to deal with.

  • One-off serious mistakes at work: five key cases

    Date:
    17 May 2016

    After a mistake by a private security company during a training exercise led to a fake bomb being left in a toilet at Old Trafford, we explore the legal position for employers when an employee makes a single serious mistake at work.

  • Santa's grotto loses health and safety appeal

    Date:
    1 December 2012

    Health and Safety Bulletin (HSB) reports on a festive judgment from the Court of Appeal.

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