Brexit

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    General election: what will the parties do for health and safety?

    On the 12 December this week, millions of people around the country will vote in the general election.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 09 December 2019

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    Living with the unpredictable

    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.

    By Mike Robinson on 27 November 2019

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    General election candidates told ‘do not canvass alone’ by police

    General election candidates have been issued today with police guidance on keeping safe on the campaign trail, and how to respond if they experience abuse or intimidation.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 15 November 2019

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    New Brexit proposals "risk race to bottom” on workers' rights

    Prime Minister Boris Johnson has secured a deal with the EU, but his opponents said there was little in it to give us any confidence workers’ rights will be safeguarded after Brexit.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 17 October 2019

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    IPPR reveals the workers’ rights most at risk from a no-deal Brexit

    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.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 17 October 2019

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    EU-OSHA celebrates 25 years with live streaming panel event

    Today, audiences will be invited to tune in to a unique panel event held by European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) for its 25th anniversary in Bilbao.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 05 June 2019

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    These are times for more protections, not less

    It’s difficult to say right now how Brexit will affect any sector; we do not know the shape of Brexit, we do not know if it will be deal, or no deal.

    By Katherine Dearden speaks on behalf of the British Occupational Hygiene Society on Brexit on 13 February 2019

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    Ensuring consistent standards after Brexit

    For over a century, British Standards Institution (BSI) has championed the values of transparency, collaboration and trust across borders through the adoption of best practice.

    By British Standards Institution on 15 February 2019

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    Fighting for a health and safety level playing field

    I am a lifelong trade unionist. At the heart of trade unionism lies negotiating deals with employers and sometimes governments.

    By Luca Visentini, general secretary, ETUI's plea for the UK not to fall behind the EU on rights on 11 March 2019

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    Be very careful not to lose what works

    While the UK’s current reputation abroad is far from its zenith, it’s good to know that, by and large, our safety performance remains the envy of the world.

    By Paul Reeve CFIOSH, director of business & communications at ECA on 17 February 2019