The holiday season might be ending, but holiday pay remains a hot topic. In Flowers v East of England Ambulance Trust, the Employment Appeal Tribunal looked at whether voluntary overtime should be included in holiday pay. Employees should be paid their ‘normal remuneration’ when they take holiday. But is voluntary overtime ‘normal’ pay? This case…
You might think that your health and safety is covered because you’ve got some paperwork, but if an accident occurred at your workplace and you were taken to court, would that paperwork be enough to protect you, or even worse, would it be used against you?
Mental Health has become the hottest topic in the industry with the number of sufferers increasing year-on-year at an alarming rate.
Over 450 construction workers committed suicide in 2016 and statistics now show that each day, two construction workers take their own life. That is an increase of circa 165% in just two years.
In light of World Mental Health day, we thought it would be helpful to answer the following questions on what has become a highly discussed and emotive topic industry wide.
It is easy when we see the words “mental health” to assume it just means illness or problems, but the truth is that we all have mental health.
According to the British Heart Foundation 545 people will be taken to a UK hospital today, having suffered a heart attack. , Unfortunately 180 of those will die. There are more than 30,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests every year in the UK, with an overall survival rate less than 1 in 10. In order to maximise…
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a term used to describe a number of illnesses affecting the lungs, including emphysema and chronic bronchitis.
When you consider the increase in penalties and fines for those companies failing in their health and safety duties, you can see why more and more of them are choosing to use THSP for their competent person, advice, training and inspections.
For a limited time THSP Risk Management is selling their NEBOSH General Certificate for just £949 + VAT, this is a £600 reduction on the normal cost.