Working Safely From Home

With the concept of a ‘job for life’ consigned to the history books, more people have embraced the opportunities offered by working from home. To those who have never considered it, the attractions seem endless – no setting the alarm clock, not having to wear a suit and tie, no daily commute. The reality, however, […]

Managing Your Work Time

Having too much to do and not enough time available is a common complaint that all of us will make at some point during our working lives. It seems the problem is getting worse with productivity levels in Britain among the lowest across the whole of Europe. Despite working some of the longest hours in […]

Working Hours and Regulations

My work has taken the chairs away from the computer area so we have to stand while working on the touch screens all day. They are saying the chairs are luxuries, is there anything I can do? Miss Kat Hastings Your normal working hours should be set out in your employment contract. Unless you choose […]

Working Safely In A Confined Space

The safety legislation which covers working in confined spaces can be found in the Confined Spaces Regulations of 1997. Every year, workers are killed or seriously injured in a wide range of occupations and industries as the result of working in confined spaces. Deaths and injuries are not just limited to the workers themselves either […]