The UK has been hit by three terrorist attacks in less than three months. These tragic events highlight the need to have a disaster contingency plan in place.
As reports emerge that employees at Lloyd's of London have been banned from drinking alcohol during the working day, we look at issues employers need to consider when enforcing alcohol or drug policies.
We discuss how employers can support employees with substance misuse issues and respond to drug- or alcohol-related incidents in the workplace.
A manager who refused to take a "for cause" drug test was fairly dismissed because his employer was entitled to expect him to set an example for other staff, according to an employment tribunal.
Additional information on the law on specific health and safety hazards for NHS employers, including guidance on blood-borne viruses, latex allergies and sharps injuries. To be read in conjunction with the general information on the law on health and safety.
Updated to include a reference to an HSE consultation on workplace exposure limits.
A model policy to provide guidelines for managers and employees on minimising the risk of staff contracting diseases at work and on dealing with infections if contracted.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to hazard identification and risk management.