Holiday pay

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…

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Is Your Business Safe?

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?

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Restart a Heart Day 2018 – 16th October

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…

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Make a change to Mental Health problems

The number of employees taking time off for mental health reasons has risen by 30% according to 1,000 business leaders, surveyed for the British Chambers of Commerce in May 2018.  Half of those surveyed admitted that they did not access occupational health support for their staff.

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CITB SSSTS courses with THSP Risk Management

CITB Site Supervision Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) courses are ideal for anyone already working in a role of site supervision or planning on working in that role.  THSP Risk Management regularly runs SSSTS courses at their head office in Bedford, in-house at your premises or at locations in Central London.

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