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.
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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.||RIDDOR and First Aid at Work legislation changes||WPL TV news|
|2.||Shape of new FM Contracting Model starts to emerge||News analysis|
|3.||Using new technology in new ways to reduce corporate risk||Feature|
|4.||Employment Act 2002||Regulation|
|5.||Government’s new FM Contracting Model: A new hope?||News analysis|
|6.||Sharon Shoesmith receives six figure payout for dismissal over Baby P case – what can employers learn from this case?||News analysis|
|7.||Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974||Regulation|
|8.||Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981||Regulation|
|10.||The ten most common causes of accidents at work||Feature|
|1.||Shape of new FM Contracting Model starts to emerge||News analysis|
|2.||Government’s new FM Contracting Model: A new hope?||News analysis|
|3.||Integrating environmental skills and knowledge into your workplace||Feature|
|4.||How hot is too hot?||News analysis|
|6.||ThinkFM Conference 2013 Highlights||WPL TV news|
|7.||Government focus does little to stimulate commercial premises construction||News analysis|
|8.||Workplace Law meets Chris Kane: The future of FM||WPL TV news|
|9.||Environmental Reporting Guidelines: Including mandatory greenhouse gas emissions reporting guidance||Official guidance|
|10.||Scottish Environment Protection Agency v. David Cochrane (Duns) Ltd||Case review|