Welcome to Briefings. Here you can find briefings written by Workplace Law consultants and industry experts pertaining to the area of the environment.
Briefings provide in-depth research into specific subjects and major topics such as the CRC energy efficiency scheme and environmental management systems to help you gain a better understanding of the main issues.
You can search through the Briefings by title, date or key word by using the simple A-Z finder below. Each Briefing is fully downloadable as a PDF file.
We are continually updating this section to cover all major topics of most use to you in your workplace; however, if there is anything not currently covered then please get in touch with your suggestions.
The Private Finance Initiative (PFI) has always been subject to criticism, but is now something of a pariah. Once New Labour’s preferred procurement technique for capital infrastructure, PFI ...Read more
In his book Outliers, the author Malcolm Gladwell repeatedly demonstrates that to achieve a significant measure of success in any field requires about 10,000 hours of practice. Well, at Claremont ...Read more
Criminal law has not always allowed flexibility in enforcement of environmental legislation. In some instances, regulators have been forced to choose between issuing warning letters and cautions at...Read more
The CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme (formerly known as the Carbon Reduction Commitment) is the UK's mandatory climate change and energy saving scheme, which aims to improve energy efficiency and red...Read more
|1.||Holiday pay ruling could cripple British businesses||Blog post|
|3.||How Portable Appliance Testing saves lives and money||Blog post|
|5.||Defibrillators in the workplace keeping your employees safe||Blog post|
|6.||40 Years of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974||WPL TV news|
|7.||Flexible working changes as of 30 June||WPL TV news|
|8.||Consultation opens on guidance to help reduce fire risk at waste management sites||Blog post|
|9.||Employers have lost the ability to handle redundancy humanely||Blog post|
|10.||Cleaning policies for toilet and washing facilities – what do FMs need to know?||Feature|
|1.||Ten top tips to ensure the safety of employees during the summer months||Blog post|
|2.||Consultation opens on guidance to help reduce fire risk at waste management sites||Blog post|
|3.||WRAP unveils tools to help tackle growing problem of food waste||Blog post|
|4.||Make a difference during Green Office Week||Blog post|
|5.||How technology can make your business greener||Blog post|
|6.||Is BIM starting to give users a competitive advantage?||Blog post|
|7.||A place to provoke smiles: Alan Bainbridge discusses the impact of great FM||WPL TV news|
|8.||Office temperature costing UK economy up to £13bn a year||Blog post|
|9.||How much is waste crime costing you?||Blog post|
|10.||How to introduce new industrial technologies to employees||Blog post|