Tag: pandemic

When an inspector calls during the Covid-19 pandemic

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Health and Safety Inspectors from HSE and local authorities are carrying out unannounced inspections of workplaces to check compliance with Covid-19 regulations, as well as wider health and safety law. Responsibility for enforcing health and safety is divided between the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and local councils depending on the main activity of the business. For many business owners, the idea of a health and… Read more »

Government offers free Covid-19 testing to businesses

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As of 6th March 2021, the government has launched a programme that allows businesses of all sizes to register for free lateral flow Covid-19 tests to be used in the workplace, for staff who cannot work from home. Businesses must register on the Gov.uk website by 31st March 2021 to receive the rapid testing kits… Read more »