Welcome to Briefings. Here you can find briefings written by Workplace Law consultants and industry experts pertaining to the area of health and safety.
Briefings provide in-depth research into specific subjects and major topics such as CDM guidance, fire safety and slips, trips and falls 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
This health and safety briefing is based on research into health and safety leadership, and in it, Peter Hall discusses whether managers and directors know enough to be responsible. Peter del...Read more
This spring Workplace Law carried out one of the biggest surveys in the facilities management industry with over 500 respondents. Interestingly, one of the questions was about health and safety man...Read more
With the Olympic Games opening in just a few weeks, many workers will aim to avoid traffic hold ups by working from home. They will join the hundreds of thousands of workers who are already routine...Read more
|1.||You’re hired: are apprenticeships good for business?||Blog post|
|2.||Bullying in the workplace||Feature|
|3.||Employment law changes 2014 - timeline of what to expect||Blog post|
|4.||Climate Week 2014 – do your bit!||Blog post|
|5.||Why health and safety training is necessary for companies||Blog post|
|6.||LinkedIn: Protecting confidential information||Feature|
|7.||Work gloves: what you need to know||Blog post|
|8.||TUPE - summary of the changes made 2014||Blog post|
|9.||Employers have lost the ability to handle redundancy humanely||Blog post|
|10.||Why innovation...?||WPL TV news|
|1.||Bullying in the workplace||Feature|
|2.||How to introduce new industrial technologies to employees||Blog post|
|3.||You’re hired: are apprenticeships good for business?||Blog post|
|4.||Why health and safety training is necessary for companies||Blog post|
|5.||Why innovation...?||WPL TV news|
|6.||Work gloves: what you need to know||Blog post|
|7.||Employers must not forget the value of correct head protection||Blog post|
|8.||Working at height guidance updated by the HSE||Blog post|
|9.||Why more employers are making use of safety barriers||Blog post|
|10.||Ensuring workplace safety and security in 2014||Blog post|