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Working Safety in Cold Weather Conditions Directors Briefing

CIPD has said that employers must be flexible during harsh weather conditions, such as snow and ice, and should not force staff to “risk life and limb” getting to work. This Director’s Briefing takes you through advice to employers, key considerations, advice to those with responsibility for health & safety and further information.

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An Introduction to Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Directors Briefing

The term Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) is used to describe how businesses ensure that their activities and planned growth are achieved in a sustainable way – with key considerations being their impact on the planet and society; ideally, delivering long-term benefits for both. In essence, ESG equates to responsible and ethical business practice where profitability is not the only measure of performance. This Directors Briefing provides you with an introduction to ESG, looking at the history behind it, designing and implementing an ESG strategy, and the areas that make up ESG.

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Wellbeing Employee Factsheet

Wellbeing is a state of being happy and healthy in our bodies (physically) and in our minds (mentally). Just like how our physical health can change over time, so can our mental health – and the two things can impact one another. This Employee Factsheet takes you through key facts, the signs and symptoms of mental ill health, simple changes that we can make, how we can look after ourselves and seeking support and guidance.

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Legislation Update for October 2022

The Barbour Legislation Update for October 2022 eBook is your all-in-one guide to help you understand new laws, standards and regulatory changes from the last few months.

You will get summaries of recent updates, what legislation is coming into force, a round-up of this year so far, key consultations and notable prosecutions. Ensure that you’re up to date and compliant with your obligations in fire, health and safety, employment law and environment.

Building Safety Act

Building Safety Act 2022 Legislation Update eBook

On 28 April 2022, the Building Safety Bill received Royal Assent to become the Building Safety Act 2022. After months of debate and amendment, the Bill completed all the parliamentary stages in both Houses and has become an Act of Parliament. Described as ‘an important milestone’, the 264-page Act aims to pave the way for major change in the way residential buildings are constructed and maintained in the UK while protecting the rights of leaseholders. This eBook provides you with a comprehensive update on the Act.

Barbour Legislation Update April 2022

Legislation Update for April 2022

The Barbour Legislation Update for April 2022 eBook is your all-in-one guide to help you understand new laws, standards and regulatory changes from the last few months. You will get summaries of recent updates, what legislation is coming into force, a round-up of this year so far, key consultations and notable prosecutions. Ensure that you’re up to date and compliant with your obligations in health and safety, employment law, environment and energy, COVID-19, fire safety and more.