DATA PROTECTION - 07.07.2020
ICO guidance on health checks
Health headaches. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has issued guidance on what you can and can’t do when checking your employees’ health status (see The next step ). Staying safe. It covers carrying out testing to identify whether staff have coronavirus symptoms, e.g. temperature checks, and actual coronavirus testing. It also explains the legal position on testing, how you can fulfil your legal obligations, what information you can keep, what information you need to disclose to employees, such as what information you are collecting and how you will use it, and how to inform staff where a colleague tests positive for coronavirus. ...
IT - PRODUCTIVITY - 22.06.2020
How to optimise employee collaboration
With homeworking becoming the “new norm” for many businesses, having the ability to collaborate with others on projects has become a key requirement. Is Samepage a solution worth considering in your business?
CORONAVIRUS - COSTS - 22.06.2020
Return to work savings
During the coronavirus lockdown, many businesses will have closed their offices with staff working from home. However, most will return to the office or site at some point. What are the five overheads where you can cut costs as you get back to business?
HOMEWORKING - 04.06.2020
The right way to equip your workers with IT
You’re equipping more of your staff with laptops so they can work from home without having to rely on their own computers. What should you be telling your employees about protecting the machines and the money you have tied up in them?
HEALTH & SAFETY - 28.04.2020
Which accidents to report?
You have to report certain accidents to the Health & Safety Executive, but what about all the others - the trivial ones that need a plaster or result in no injuries? How can recording these save you money?
INSURANCE - 28.04.2020
Easing the claims process
You pay a small fortune in insurance premiums every year, but whenever you want to make a claim the insurer makes you jump through hoops. Is there a way to make the whole process more efficient?