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FIRE SAFETY - 02.04.2024

Fire extinguisher guidelines updated

When determining how many fire extinguishers you need, their type, size and location, the most important source of guidance is the British Standards document BS5306-8. What changes were introduced in the latest update?
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RISK ASSESSMENT - 02.03.2024

Crush injury lands luxury yacht maker in hot water

A premium yacht maker has been hit with a £600,000 fine after one of its workers suffered life-changing injuries at its shipyard in Plymouth. What happened and how could the incident have been avoided?
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LATE PAYMENT - 02.03.2024

Effective late payment chasing tactics

Late payment is a perennial problem, interrupting cash flow, pushing businesses into further borrowing and even forcing some small firms under. You can’t legislate for others’ behaviour, but how can you best position your own business to tackle this issue?
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HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES - 01.02.2024

Refurbishment firm fined for failing to protect its workers

An alloy wheel refurbishment company has been fined for multiple health and safety failings. What were they and what can you learn from this case?
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MACHINERY - 02.01.2024

Worker severs fingers in meat machine

A catering butchers has been fined after a teenage worker severed three fingers and partially a fourth while operating machinery that hadn’t been suitably guarded. What were the circumstances of the accident and how could it have been prevented?
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WORKPLACE - 29.11.2023

Pret fined for worker trapped in freezer

Pret has been fined after an employee was trapped in a freezer for more than two hours, where she tried to use croissant boxes to stave off hypothermia. How could this happen and what should be in place to prevent a similar occurrence?
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Running a business - Office management

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RISK ASSESSMENT - 02.03.2024

Crush injury lands luxury yacht maker in hot water

A premium yacht maker has been hit with a £600,000 fine after one of its workers suffered life-changing injuries at its shipyard in Plymouth. What happened and how could the incident have been avoided?
Read more

LATE PAYMENT - 02.03.2024

Effective late payment chasing tactics

Late payment is a perennial problem, interrupting cash flow, pushing businesses into further borrowing and even forcing some small firms under. You can’t legislate for others’ behaviour, but how can you best position your own business to tackle this issue?
Read more

FIRE SAFETY - 02.04.2024

Fire extinguisher guidelines updated

When determining how many fire extinguishers you need, their type, size and location, the most important source of guidance is the British Standards document BS5306-8. What changes were introduced in the latest update?
Read more

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