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Changes to the Driving Licence

Doing away with the counterpart   Posted on: 26/05/2015   By: Lee Rance The government recently announced that from the 8th June 2015 they will be abolishing the paper counterpart to the driving licence. One of the reasons for this was a result of the Red Tape Challenge. The Red Tape Challenge is a government initiative that aims to scrap […]

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The Death Of The Tax Disc

Is everyone aware of the changes? Posted on: 21/04/2015   By: Lee Rance The tax disc, part of motoring for many years, no longer needs to be displayed on vehicles. This new rule came into force on the 1st October 2014, but vehicles still need to be taxed … The tax information is now held electronically by the DVLA and […]

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Clearing snow and ice

Top tips for clearing snow and ice. Don’t be put off clearing paths because you’re afraid someone will get injured. Remember, people walking on snow and ice have a responsibility to be careful themselves. Take care!

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Access Industry Forum – Video Toolbox Talks

This is an offer to good to miss. The Access Industry Forum (AIF) representing all nine of the leading trade associations in the working at height sector, has produced a second series of Video Toolbox Talks free to view online at www.accessindustryforum.org.uk/vtt.htm Produced by member organisations PASMA, IPAF, NASC and the Ladder Association, they cover […]

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Encourage the UK’s sole traders to create jobs, says BCC

 New survey finds employment legislation including pension requirements, dismissal rules and sickness absence rules deter sole traders from taking on first employee • Sole traders’ ambition to take on staff decreases with time • Reform needed to encourage 3.6m sole traders in the UK to become future employers In a report released today (Tuesday), the British Chambers […]

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Opening of consultants register

The following is an extract from IOSH and is copied to promulgate the information IOSH has provided.  Sensible Safety Solutions Ltd claims no responsibility for the information provided. The Occupational Safety and Health Consultants Register (OSHCR) has been set up by a number of professional bodies representing general safety and occupational health consultants across the […]

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UK to lobby Europe against maternity proposals

The UK Minister for Employment Relations went to  Brussels on the 6th December to lobby on the Pregnant Workers Directive.  This is a result of the Governments concern that moving to 20 weeks of maternity leave at full pay as is proposed by the European Parliament would impose “considerable and unacceptable additional costs” on Member States at […]

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Outstanding opportunity for a charity

The Football League has made an open invitation for charities to submit a bid to become The League’s Official Charity Partner for the 2011/2012 season. If you want to submit a bid you can get more details here. This is a wonderful opportunity for one lucky charity but, you must be in it to win it. Submit […]

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