Health and Safety

Articles, news and advice on Health and Safety issues for UK small businesses.


UK businesses are breaking basic health and safety laws

Two thirds of UK businesses are breaking the most basic health and safety rules and are putting their employees in danger.

Legal advice

Outsourcing your health and safety needs

Zoe Evans discusses the benefits of outsourcing health and safety and how SMEs can determine when the time is right for it.

Business management

New year, new workplace: Health and safety for 2017

Here, we look at why you should make 2017 the year in which you reach your workplace health and safety goals.

Small Business Insurance

Is your start-up prepared for the worst?

In this piece, we look at how to ensure your small business is covered for potential threats and issues.


Health and safety sentencing charges: What to know

In this piece, in association, with the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), we look at why small businesses now, more than ever, need to prioritise compliance with the health and safety regime. 


Health and safety and high heels in the workplace

In this piece, we look at the dangers of high heels in the office and question whether dress codes should be revised for health and safety reasons.

Office & home working

Work place injuries: what you need to know

In 2014/15 there were 76,000 injuries to employees reported, this is compared to 78,671 in the previous year.

Legal advice

The implications of drink driving and needing a licence for work 

Here, we give advice on the course of action to take if you get caught drink driving.

Employing & managing staff

Free mental healthcare screening advocated for the workplace

Some 60 per cent of people living with mental ill health agree that employers should offer free screening for depression in the workplace.


Protection, productivity and passion: How headsets help on hazardous industrial sites

Here, we look at how 3M's PELTOR headsets provide safety, productivity, comfort and even entertainment for workers on noisy sites. 


The most valuable health and safety qualifications for small businesses

Which qualifications offer the most value for small business owners looking for an essential understanding of workplace safety practices? Here, we find out. 

Office & home working

Is your business doing enough to be wheelchair friendly?

It's important to make sure your accessibility is up to scratch for wheelchair users.

Masterclass Series

Green finance

Simon Cureton, CEO of Funding Options, walks us through the 'green boom' in eco-friendly businesses along the growth of green finance

Masterclass Series

The funding landscape

This article from Tracc looks at the changing funding landscape and how business owners can improve their chance to secure funding themselves

Partner content

5 tools to help monetise your content in 2022

We explore five online tools that you can use to help you monetise your content in 2022

Partner content

Tooling up for hybrid

Equipping your people with the best technologies for the hybrid workplace