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Covid-19 - Temperature Screening Employees

29 Oct 2020

As larger proportions of the national workforce have incrementally been returning to the workplace, the issues faced by those industries which have continued to operate during lockdown are coming under greater scrutiny. The most significant of these factors is ensuring that the workplace is COVID-secure…

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The continued rise of technology in Manufacturing & Engineering

29 Oct 2020

The pandemic has meant that working practices have already changed and are certain to continue doing so. For example, there may be more frequent overnight installations of new equipment, as this reduces the number of people congregating. For the same reason, modular construction and pre-assembly is…

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FCA Test Case Update: Effects on the Manufacturer

29 Oct 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented the manufacturing industry with significant operational challenges, as some manufacturers and suppliers have had to close down or scale back operations in response to falling demand and as a result of Government restrictions. The manufacturing sector will most likely…

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Massive fine for employer in workplace fatal accident

29 Oct 2020

Leadec Limited, a specialist industrial services company has been fined £2 million and ordered to pay £30,000 costs following a fatal injury to Joseph MacDonald, one of its employees. The company pleaded guilty to breaching section 2(1) of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. Mr…

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The continued rise of technology in Manufacturing & Engineering

09 Oct 2020

The pandemic has meant that working practices have already changed and are certain to continue doing so. For example, there may be more frequent overnight installations of new equipment, as this reduces the number of people congregating. For the same reason, modular construction and pre-assembly is…

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WEC Group's Innovation During COVID-19

07 Jul 2020

One of our clients Lancashire-headquartered Engineering & Fabrication company WEC Group have recently heeded the national call to arms from the government for manufacturers to assist the country's response to the current COVID-19 outbreak. They actively engaged with various stakeholders to…

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Considerations for reopening the workplace following the easing of lockdown

11 May 2020

How do you keep your workforce safe from a virus which has spread the globe on pandemic scales, leaving death and destruction in its wake? It is fair to say that last night's announcement has left those Britons desperately seeking respite from lockdown considerably underwhelmed but, now there…

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