Health & Safety

Can Employers Require COVID Vaccines for Staff?

Alec Colson, Head of Employment Law at Taylor Walton, explains how employers requiring COVID vaccinations could be a legal minefield.

Twelve Months on From COVID

It’s hard to believe it’s been a year since Boris took to that now famous lectern to inform us the COVID-19 was more serious than we thought

No Jab, No Job: Danger or Construction Firms

Tina Chander from Wright Hassall has highlighted construction as one of the industries that could see scrutiny due to the COVID Vaccine

Is ‘COVID-Safe’ Guidance Enough?

Chris Potts from ANT Telecom here he discusses whether 'Covid-safe' is guidance enough for life after lockdown

Can Employers Require Workers to have COVID-19 vaccination?

Debbie Coyne from Aaron & Partners discusses what employers should do as the Coronavirus vaccine programme is rolled out throughout the UK

Dräger Opens Multimillion-Pound PPE Factory

Dräger is accelerating the race to provide PPE to frontline workers in the UK and has opened a factory in Gateshead to achieve this.

Has Competency Become more Defined Since Grenfell?

Since the tragic events of the Grenfell Tower fire, the question of competency has rightly been brought to the fore

New Regulator to Ensure Materials are Safe

A new national constructions products regulator has been set up to ensure that homes are to be built from safe materials has been announced.

Contractor Appointed to Parish Church

Sir Robert McAlpine Specialist Projects has been appointed as principal contractor to the St Marylebone Parish Church Changing Lives project

Exmouth Tidal Defence Recommences

Construction work at the Exmouth tidal defence began in June 2019; however, the Environment Agency’s schedule included a pause