2020 has started with some big risks high up in the news. From fires in Australia as a harbinger of the climate’s power, to violence in the Middle East and, closer to home, the risks involved in leaving the EU, it is these large risks that tend to dominate our attention.
By Mike Robinson, British Safety Council on 14 February 2020
Looking back to this time last year, my review of 2018 focused on Brexit, economic anxiety from the high street to high profile bankruptcies, changing risks and a welcome upsurge of discussion about mental health in the workplace.
A report by a leading think tank has warned No Deal Brexit would give government “considerable scope” to deregulate and weaken rights subtly over time, even if on day one protections would remain in place.