Is your email signature legal?

Many companies in the UK have missed a New Year's Day deadline to update their websites and e-mail signatures to include new information that is necessary because of European law being incorporated into UK law. Directors of companies that breach the new Companies Act risk a fine; small and medium-sized businesses are particularly at risk of fine... read more


CC Skills Launches 2007 Creative Sector Skills Overhaul

Creative and Cultural Skills, the Sector Skills Council for our industry, has announced a series of UK-wide live events taking place in early 2007. Each event will provide content for a new Creative Blueprint - the first Sector Skills Agreement for Music and the Arts. As part of the scheme, employers, practitioners and education providers in th... read more


Alcohol at Work - New HSE Guide

A new guide for employers on the issue of alcohol at work has been published by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). The guide is designed to help small and medium-sized businesses deal with alcohol-related problems at work. It reaffirms the Government’s commitment to encourage employers to introduce workplace alcohol policies and evaluate t... read more


GREEN FESTIVALS TO GET INSURANCE DISCOUNTS

International insurance brokers (and PSA members) Robertson Taylor have teamed up with environmental advice website www.agreenerfestival.com to offer greener festivals and events substantial savings on insurance premiums. The new initiative allows festivals who sign up to at least five environmentally friendly actions from a list drawn up by R... read more


Guidance and campaigning for safer driving at work

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents has published new guidance which stresses the importance of assessment and training for people who drive as part of their job, given that driving is "now recognised as the most dangerous work activity that most people do". The guide can be downloaded at http://www.rospa.com/roadsafety/resources/e... read more


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