H&S linked with business performance

A new research report published by the HSE highlights the relationship between health and safety management and the economic performance of a business. The study explored the relationship between the scale of health and safety activity undertaken by businesses and their economic performance, with the objective being to measure whether increased ... read more

Many Happy Returns of the Season

270 self assessment tax returns were filed online last Christmas Day While many of us spent last Christmas Day relaxing in front of the TV, with a box of chocolates and a new pair of socks, 270 people were using the time to file their self assessment returns online. Amazingly, over that four-day holiday period, more than 6,000 tax returns were f... read more

HSE Entertainment Noise Exposure Report Published

The HSE has released a report into noise levels that staff are exposed to at live music events', undertaken by Capita Symonds. This has now been published as Research Report RR517 at http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr517.htm. The report will form part of a presentation into HSE research into working practices in our sector to be delivered a... read more

HMRC Streamlining Consultation Launched

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has launched plans to help small businesses settle their tax affairs more quickly and simply. Their new publication, "Delivering a new relationship with business", details a package of reforms designed to transform its relationship with business, including measures to allow businesses to settle their tax affairs soone... read more

2012 Olympics - Live Event Business Opportunity

The London 2012 Organising Committee is seeking to recruit a Live Events Company to design the creative event concept and deliver event activity to launch the brand identity for the London 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games. This activity will be the first major live event since the London 2012 Organising Committee was formed in July 2005 a... read more

New SIA Chair Announced

The Home Secretary John Reid recently announced the appointment of Baroness Ruth Henig as Chair of the Security Industry Authority (SIA). Home Office Minister with responsibility for the SIA, Vernon Coaker, said: "I am pleased to announce the appointment of Baroness Henig as the new Chair of the Security Industry Authority. I am confident that s... read more