What Is Occupational Health?

Occupational Health is a term that is often thrown around, but how many people actually know what it means?

In simple terms, OCC Health is the focus on the up-keeping of an employee’s physical and mental health in the workplace. But there’s much more to it than that.

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Dealing With Dismissing An Employee

It is never a good thing when you have to let an employee go. Whether it’s due to an underwhelming performance or they are just not the right fit for the job, it’s a process that nobody looks forward to.

When it comes to letting someone know that they will no longer work for your company, there a few things you need to consider. If handled in a poor manner, dismissals could turn into serious cases and could potentially land you in some hot water.

As always, we are here to help and we’ve outlined all the steps to successfully letting somebody go without exposing yourself to any potential lawsuits.

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Ensuring A Successful Recruitment Process

You never want to see a member of staff leave the team, but sometimes it can’t be helped. Most of the time it’s not a bad split, and you wish them luck in their new place of work.

The problem now though is that you have a job role than needs filling.

Recruiting new members of staff can at times be a stressful process, so we’ve decided to try and help make it a little easier and ensure that the person you hire is perfect for the job.

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How To Prepare Yourself At Work For The New Year

It’s the end of the year. You’ve made it. But that doesn’t mean it’s time to switch off.

This is the time you should be looking at what you can do to get ahead and make sure you’re ready for when the New Year comes around. With that being said, we’ve decided to look at a few ways you can prepare yourself for the upcoming year.

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Important 2018 Dates For Your Diary

Here is the list of important dates that you should be remembering over the next couple of months.

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Our Experience At The CIPD Annual Conference And Exhibition 2017

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Meeting Food Hygiene Laws & Training Employees

Are you currently planning on opening a new restaurant? Do you already run an establishment but struggle to keep up with food safety legislation?

If you work in a place that deals with food, it’s important that you have correct procedures in place and are complying with the most recent legislation.

We’ve taken a look at the main food hygiene laws that anyone working in the hospitality industry must adhere to and the best ways to make sure employees are fully trained and qualified.

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Abrasive Wheels Regulations

Under the ‘Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998’ and the ‘Abrasive Wheels Regulations 1970’ those who operate Abrasive Wheels must have sufficient training.  This training must certify competence and not just attendance.  Wurkplace’s online training course requires certain criteria be met before allowing a pass on the course. This includes a 75% pass mark on each end of module test.

The Abrasive Wheels Regulations…

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Biggest Office Headaches Facing The Hospitality Industry

In an industry that works so closely with customers, the hospitality industry naturally faces a lot of HR issues. From morale of employees to general health and safety, the hospitality industry can be a rewarding but challenging industry to work in. In this post we’ll be looking at some of the biggest issues facing the hospitality industry.

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Employment Tribunal Fees Scrapped In Landmark Court Victory

On Wednesday 26th July 2017, the UK Supreme Court ruled in favour of eliminating unfair Employment Tribunal fees. The Government will now have to refund over £27m to people who have been unfairly charged over the last 4 years. This was a huge win for Unison, one of the UK’s largest trade unions who represent full-time and part-time staff who provide public services. It is being described as “the biggest victory in a court in British employment history”, so we felt like we should take a look at what happened.

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