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23 March 2015 - Within a workshop environment temporary work carried out at height should be minimal. There may be a need to access areas at height for maintenance purposes or for access to stored materials...
11 March 2015 - Employers are required to allow their staff to take time off from work to deal with emergencies involving people who depend on them (for example a spouse, partner, child or parent).
10 February 2015 - The Equality Act 2010 protects disabled employees from unjustified discrimination, but what is an employee claiming unlawful discrimination required to prove?
27 January 2015 - As an alternative to a compulsory redundancy programme, employers in the woodworking and joinery industry may prefer to lay-off staff.
15 December 2014 - Workshops and joinery premises must provide suitable and sufficient sanitary and washing facilities. The facilities that you provide must meet the following standards...
11 December 2014 - Find out what information you are obliged to provide and why you may need to show due care in order to avoid legal action from the individual or even from a downstream employer