Haddenham Rovers Colts are pleased to announce the formation of their first all-girls teams. The village boys’ team is well established in the area regularly securing top of league positions.
As outlined in our last blog, if you are an employer, a person in control of rented or managed commercial premises, you are responsible for health and safety and need to take the right safeguards to reduce the risks of exposure to legionella. (more…)
There are conflicting messages surrounding which businesses, workplaces and properties that are by law required to undertake Legionella risk assessments.Legionnaires disease is caused by the bacterial genus Legionella and is potentially a fatal illness. The disease is contracted by the inhalation of droplets from water systems containing the bacteria at high levels.
Something as simple as hand washing doesn’t feel like it deserves coverage from the major press and yet over the past few months there have been two full-feature articles looking at this seemingly basic element of hygiene. The emergence of these articles is linked to research coming out of the University of Southampton and Michigan State University.
The Care Quality Committee (CQC) monitor, inspect and regulate health and social care services in the UK. They publish their findings, including ratings to help people choose care.
Cleanliness is next to godliness or so they say. In our last blog we flagged up some interesting research that linked a clean office to an increase in positive work-based behaviours – most people would agree we spend too long at work not to take this knowledge on board.Here are five more compelling reasons to prioritise keeping your office clean:Cold and flu viruses can survive for up to 18 hours on hard surfaces.
Research reveals that a clean and tidy office environment helps employees make better choicesWe’ve all heard that a tidy desk is a tidy mind. It stands to reason that if your desk is sticky, strewn with old business cards and half-drunk tea, then you are less likely to be taking a focussed approach to your work.But what is surprising is recent research which has revealed that having a tidy office environment makes employees more likely to choose altruistic and positive behaviours over bad behaviours.
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Most employed people spend a lot of time at work, often 40 hours or more. For this reason alone it is an employer’s duty to make sure that their office environments are as safe, clean and pleasant to work in as possible.What most people don’t realise is that “sick buildings” do actually exist.