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WORKING MORE EFFECTIVELY ALONE

We often hear about sad cases of staff who have been injured whilst working alone and of employers being fined heavily for Duty of Care failures. Although the media often highlights the downside of lone working, there are great efficiencies to be made by deploying adequately protected lone workers. Lone worker safety systems enable employers […]

Wintercomfort – For the Homeless

Wintercomfort is a day centre in Cambridge supporting people who are sleeping rough or vulnerably housed. While most of the support we offer is based at the centre we sometimes accompany individuals off-site to attend medical appointments, the City Council, the Job Centre or visit them in their own homes, especially if we have been […]

Assault on Emergency Workers (Offences) ...

Prison time has now doubled for assaulting an emergency worker. The new law protecting emergency workers from assault applies from November 2018. The maximum sentence for assault doubles from 6 to 12 months in prison. This covers police, prison officers, custody officers, fire service personnel, search and rescue services and NHS paramedics. The new law […]

 

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