Has your business factored in cyber risks? The links to workers’ physical safety may not be obvious, but any business with computer-controlled machinery or processes could be vulnerable, says law firm DAC Beachcroft.
Brexit can be a difficult subject to grasp: none of us have encountered a similar situation and no one has the advantage of past experience to call on, writes Health and Safety at Work editor Elaine Knutt.
Tone is crucial for the success of mental health schemes in macho environments, says Dave Lee.
On 16 March, the HSE used its inaugural Stress Summit to announce it was "back in the game" on stress, promising a new work programme under its Work and Health strategy. As the speakers agreed, there's a pressing need for action. We've compiled the highlights of their presentations.
The stubborn discrepancy between the average earnings of men and women is found in many industries, including health and safety. Will the arrival of gender pay gap reporting make a difference, asks Mark Burton.
The increased focus on occupational health gives businesses the chance to merge consumer-style data tracking with better health outcomes.
If successful, the judicial review of FFI could pave the way for future challenges, says Elliott Kenton.
With the legal landscape rearranged by the revised sentencing guideline, DLA Piper’s John Gollaglee and Poppy Williams look at the new ground rules and how defendants should respond to them.
As well as introducing the new step-by-step sentencing framework, the revised guideline has had the effect of shifting more cases to magistrates courts. David Wright, partner at international law firm Kennedys, looks at the effects so far.
The "Great Repeal Bill" will transfer EU law as it currently stands onto the UK statue book on Day One of Brexit, but how exactly do we make it work when we have also left the EU-wide regulatory bodies that underpin that law? Bridget Leathley asks a few searching questions.