By Hayley Cox|2021-04-12T09:39:26+01:00April 12th, 2021|Categories: News|
With most businesses and workplaces in commercial buildings having either been completely closed at some point or operating at a reduced capacity to try and limit the spread of the Covid-19 virus, it is important that buildings continue to be insured and safely maintained in order to manage risks and to meet all relevant legal duties placed on property owners.
By Hayley Cox|2021-03-22T10:00:51+00:00March 22nd, 2021|Categories: News|
In this Briefing Note we consider the safety requirements for the installation and maintenance of electric vehicle charging equipment.
There is increasing focus on environmental impacts, the use of alternative fuels to petrol and diesel engines, and in response, the UK Government has schemes to promote the use of renewable energies. Furthermore, many towns and city centres are intending to introduce Ultra Low Emission Zones (ULEZ) to reduce atmospheric pollution.
By Hayley Cox|2021-03-15T10:55:51+00:00March 2nd, 2021|Categories: News|
Having an asbestos survey carried out is an effective way to help you manage asbestos in your premises. A survey will provide vital information, such as the location, condition and amount of asbestos that has been identified.
By Hayley Cox|2021-03-15T10:54:57+00:00February 16th, 2021|Categories: News|
In this Briefing Note we consider the maintenance of fire safety arrangements during the current pandemic, as it is of critical importance to make sure that workplace fire safety risks continue to be adequately controlled.
Irrespective of the risks arising from COVID 19, any applicable fire safety legislation remains in force, and the duties arising remain unchanged. However, fire safety legislation is not prescriptive, so providing appropriate supplementary or alternative fire safety arrangements are implemented, and that the overall objectives of the legislative requirements are met, then the Responsible Person will generally have discharged their duties.
By Hayley Cox|2021-01-27T13:22:30+00:00January 27th, 2021|Categories: News|
This Briefing Note applies to those working in or visiting home environments. These include, but are not limited to, home workers – such as repair services, fitters, meter readers, plumbers, cleaners, cooks, visiting childcare providers, and surveyors (this is not an exhaustive list).