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Talking it over

Linda Wheatley, Group Compliance Director at Business Moves Group argues that a culture change is required to improve the mental wellbeing of the workforce A quick look through the news will tell you that mental health awareness has risen up ...

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VINCI launches health and safety strategy – THINK AGAIN

VINCI Construction UK (VCUK) has introduced a refreshed approach to improving health & safety which recognises the significant role that behaviour has on influencing the performance of the organisation. THINK AGAIN will focus on how behaviour and choice can help ...

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Research identifies links between waste collection systems and musculoskeletal disorders

Waste collection systems used throughout the UK could be causing significant long-term musculoskeletal issues for workers, according to new research. Research by the University of Greenwich and Glasgow Caledonian University, and published in the latest edition of the Institution of ...

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Mental Health Awareness Week: Business leaders provide top tips for tackling stress

Today, 14 May 2018, marks the beginning of Mental Health Awareness Week, a campaign hosted by the Mental Health Foundation. This year the focus is on stress, a topic of increasing importance in workplaces across the world. Research has shown that two ...

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HSE publishes health and safety at work summary statistics 2016

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has published its work-related health and safety statistics in Great Britain for 2016. Key figures from the summary release include: 1.3 million working people suffering from a work-related illness 2,515 mesothelioma deaths due to ...

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Let there be light

Charlie Kortens takes an in-depth look at the future of lighting and lighting control systems in the workplace. With many exciting innovations and developments taking place across the industry it is time facilities managers stopped looking at lighting as just something ...

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Don’t let the January blues colour your workplace

Whether you felt it or not on 6 January or today 20 January, ‘Blue Monday’ is one of those gimmicky labels dreamed up by commentators that hides a kernel of truth – the winter months can be depressing and hard ...

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