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Monthly Archives: August 2020

Environment Agency to Prioritise Permits

26/08/2020

The Environment Agency is contacting waste operators regarding a delay to the scheduled review of environmental permits for certain sectors. The Agency has decided to concentrate its resources on the permit applications backlog rather than reviews. The Agency announced that due to the impacts of Covid-19, they are experiencing a significant backlog in permitting work […]


Appointing a Competent Person

20/08/2020

As an employer, you must appoint a competent person or people to help you meet your health and safety legal duties.  Specifically, regulation 7 of the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 requires employers to appoint one or more competent persons to assist on health and safety measures required to comply with […]


National Food Strategy Published

13/08/2020

The first major review of the UK food system in 75 years has been undertaken with Part 1 of the National Food Strategy published on 29 July 2020.  The review was headed by Henry Dimbleby who co-founded the Leon restaurant chain, before going on to become Director of London Union, which runs some of London’s […]


Keep Cool this Summer

10/08/2020

Over the last few days, we have all had to deal with high temperatures which has made it more difficult to sleep and can often make working uncomfortable as well.  In this article we explain what the law requires employers to do in respect of workplace temperatures and top tips to keep cool this Summer. […]


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