RIDDOR reporting changes to cut paperwork by 30%

Amendments to the rules on reporting work place injuries will save British companies thousands of hours of paper work, says the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), the independent watchdog for work-related health and safety and illness. Changes which came into effect on 6 April now mean that employers only have to report injuries which keep…

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Farewell to Angela Armstrong

On Monday 19th March we said farewell to Angela Armstrong who left the company for pastures new in order for her to work nearer to home, thus saving her 2 hours a day travelling to and from work. It was a difficult decision for Angela and we are very sorry to see her go. Angela worked…

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10 Essential Fleet Management elements for employers

We thought you should know…….. Employers are legally responsible for employees who drive whilst at work.  The following 10 Essential Elements are designed to assist Companies to meet this duty of care. Management Policy Assign a senior manager with specific responsibility for managing driving at work. Implement a Health & Safety policy, which incorporates a…

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A new member of staff joins irvine commercial

We would like to extend a warm welcome to Claire Plant who joined us on 5th September, and will be responsible for running the personal insurance department, handling policies such as private motor, household, travel, personal accident, let property, equine, and motorcycle insurances. Claire returns to the insurance profession after a few years away in other…

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Thefts of Lead from roofs – be vigilant.

Whilst we are still enjoying relatively good weather conditions, this is the time that the theft of lead is more likely to take place. Venues and charity community buildings are most vulnerable as well as dental and doctors’ surgeries. It is also an ideal opportunity for you to carry out a simple visual inspection of your…

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Advice from Warwickshire police concerning civil disorder

Warwickshire Police are highlighting local business owners in relation to arrangements and contingencies in the event of civil disorder in your area. We felt this may be of use to all of our customers, locally, and nationally. “Currently there is no intelligence to suggest that Warwickshire, in particular, is to be targeted, however the spontaneous and criminal nature…

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London & UK Riots – Claims reporting procedure

Following the rioting across the UK we’d just like to reassure you that we are ready to manage any claims arising and we’re working closely with various loss adjusters and insurers to support our customers. If you need any further assistance or clarification please speak to your usual points of contact within the company, or Jo…

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British limousin cattle society 40th anniversary

29th & 30th July 2011 – Carlisle, Cumbria. We were invited to attend and co sponsor the 40th Anniversary open show and auction for the British limousin cattle society at the weekend with John & Matthew attending the event on behalf of the firm. over 2000 people attended the auction and exhibition at Ridley’s Farm on friday,…

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