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    Let’s not trash the great reputation the UK has for health and safety

    The UK is known for its record on health and safety, but the Government seems hell-bent on ripping the rug out from under this.

    By Mike Robinson, British Safety Council on 06 December 2022

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    Wellbeing at work: a strategic approach is key

    Research shows that investing in employee wellbeing brings financial benefits for a business, but it’s essential employers carefully plan and implement their wellbeing programme, rather than taking an ad-hoc or reactive approach to problems.

    By Marcus Herbert, British Safety Council on 02 December 2022

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    Time well spent, and a day to remember

    Sometimes, when you spend time at a conference, you come away thinking “well, that was eight hours I simply won’t get back!”

    By Mike Robinson FCA, British Safety Council on 04 November 2022

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    Free help for SMEs and micros on workplace wellbeing

    British Safety Council is offering any organisation employing up to 500 staff the chance to get free support to improve the wellbeing of their workplace.

    By British Safety Council on 27 October 2022

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    ‘Put people’s health at forefront’ urge star-studded line up at British Safety Council’s annual conference

    Delegates attending British Safety Council’s first Annual Conference since 2019 on Friday 14 October gained insights into managing health, safety, and wellbeing from an impressive array of speakers, including Col. Dame Kelly Holmes, the double gold medal-winning Olympian.

    By Stephen Cooke, British Safety Council on 17 October 2022

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    How we can help small businesses to ‘Keep Thriving’ this winter

    Last month, I asked ‘how can we avoid this becoming a winter of discontent?’ The government has since set out its plans to cap energy prices for consumers and businesses, and how it will seek to grow the economy and support people, largely through a series of tax cuts.

    By Mike Robinson FCA, British Safety Council on 03 October 2022

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    SHW Live event comes to Farnborough

    British Safety Council had a major presence at Safety Health and Wellbeing (SHW) Live, which took place at Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre on 28 and 29 September.

    By Stephen Cooke, British Safety Council on 29 September 2022

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    New PM must keep UK’s rights and protections, urges coalition

    British Safety Council has joined 40 other organisations in writing a letter to the new prime minister to make a personal commitment to uphold rights and protections following concerns of more ‘red tape’ cutting after Brexit.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 02 September 2022

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    How HS2 is keeping people safe, healthy and well on Europe’s largest infrastructure project

    Peter McGettrick, British Safety Council Chairman, was given a tour of one of HS2’s biggest sites and heard how it is going about making sure people stay safe, healthy and well even on this massive project.

    By Stephen Cooke, British Safety Council on 15 July 2022

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    MPs and peers get behind Keep Thriving campaign

    The British Safety Council held a parliamentary reception on 14 June as part of its Keep Thriving campaign bringing MPs and peers at the House of Commons together to discuss how we can ensure workers thrive. The Keep Thriving campaign seeks to help improve the wellbeing of workers, within and outside of the workplace.

    By Stephen Cooke, British Safety Council on 01 July 2022