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Welcome to Briefings. Here you can find briefings written by Workplace Law consultants and industry experts.

Briefings provide in-depth research into specific subjects and major topics within the areas of health and safety, human resources and the environment to help you gain a better understanding of the main issues.

Topics include CDM guidance, fire safety, absence management, Employment Tribunals and environmental management systems.

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.

Latest Briefings

Recruitment Agencies: How well do they screen our staff (re-visited)?
16 Jul 2013 12:28PM

Workplace Law magazine published a survey of staff recruitment agencies in 2010, which revealed a worrying lack of compliance, understanding of legal requirements and adequate screening of agency s...

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PF2: Plus ça change ...a new approach to public private partnerships? A consideration of HM Treasury’s “Standardisation of PF2 Guidance”
26 Apr 2013 2:27PM

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 ...

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Health and safety leadership: do our managers and directors know enough to be responsible?
5 Feb 2013 4:10PM

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...

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The changing dynamics of the workplace: The impact of each of the different generations
16 Nov 2012 10:39AM

The make-up of today’s modern workforce is undergoing significant change as organisations face the challenge of accommodating the different needs and aspirations of four different generations...

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