By Pete Fisher
In 2014/15 the UK’s HSE reported that 1.2 million working people suffered from a work-related illness and 142 workers were killed at work.
Reducing these statistics are part of a number of reasons that exist for effectively managing health and safety in your business no matter how large or small your operation is, but two key reasons are simply:
- It’s the law.
By Charlie Voelker, Esq.
The California Fair Employment and Housing Council recently amended the Fair Employment and Housing Act’s (FEHA) regulations related to the state’s harassment training mandate for supervisors. At a high level, the most significant change for employers is a new “affirmative duty to take reasonable steps to prevent and promptly correct discriminatory and harassing conduct.” (Cal.Read more
By Mike Newton
There are really two sides to anti-trust and competition, encompassing a scale from organisational responsibility through to individual HR implications.
At one extreme we have the Cartels whereby businesses agree not to compete with each other but as these are often verbal, it is notoriously difficult to uncover unless you are aware of the signs.Read more
By Janiece Attal
The Partnership for Food Safety Education, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Food and Drug Administration have come together since 1994 to educate both consumers and food establishments of the myths in food safety.Read more
By Susan Alexander
In reaction to the new allergen regulations introduced in December last year, you’ll have read the outcry in the media, especially from top chefs and food business owners:
“There’s too much red tape!”
“These regulations are stifling our creativity and spontaneity in cooking!”
“We can never train our staff to comply with all this extra paperwork!”
But are these claims true?Read more
By Charlie Voelker
Corruption is proving again to be a key focus for compliance leaders in 2015. With the recent increase in FCPA investigations and the tightening of anti-corruption legislation around the globe, a strong compliance program is more important than ever.Read more
By Norman Ford
The compliance team loves to give back. After Skillsoft’s annual Global Sales Meeting (GSM), our Knoxville team hosted a similar event to recap and align for the coming year. As part of this event, we pooled our resources and donated a couple hours of our time to a very important charity in our area.Read more
By Eugene Van Biert
The Care Certificate, due to be rolled out across the UK this April, now looms large in the minds of all care providers.
Whether in a hospital setting, or residential or domiciliary care, the certificate is intended to provide employees with an essential understanding of the basic building blocks of care, as well as the skills required to deliver it on the frontline.Read more
By Eugene Van Biert
At Skillsoft, learning is not only what we do; rather, it’s what we’re all about! As a pioneer in the field of learning, Skillsoft has long-pursued the vision of improving the performance of our clients by improving the performance of their people.Read more
By Catherine Nolan
In the past year, new laws and regulations have been enacted around Data Privacy. These new laws reflect a worldwide desire for personal privacy and a reaction to the recent disclosures of data breaches and identity theft.Read more