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    Expo 2020 Thematic Districts

    City of the future

    Expo 2020 Dubai is the first World Expo of its kind to be held in the Middle East, Africa or South Asia.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 16 September 2021

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    Decisions, decisions

    We make a lot of decisions every day. Some simple, some difficult, but making a good decision is rarely easy. To make a good decision, we need to be able to interpret and evaluate lots of information.

    By Mike Robinson, the British Safety Council on 20 August 2021

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    Seize the opportunity

    Recent times have been very challenging. The pandemic, which has killed over four million people globally and infected 200 million with long-lasting symptoms that debilitate, has had many other consequences.

    By Lawrence Waterman on 18 August 2021

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    Star turn for Sodexo Justice Services

    “Everyone likes to have a good story to tell,” says Stenia Walker, deputy group head safety & risk at Sodexo Justice Services. “And the achievement of a Five Star Audit is exactly the best one. It demonstrates we operate at a high level – it is a well-recognised achievement within the wider safety community.”

    By Belinda Liversedge on 04 May 2021

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    Wellbeing: start by talking to your staff

    The Covid pandemic has shone a light on the declining mental wellbeing of UK workers.

    By Mike Robinson, British Safety Council on 11 February 2021

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    Why good data is crucial for an effective wellbeing programme

    There is a tremendous wealth of evidence supporting the importance of wellbeing in the workplace, and with Covid-19 continually reshaping how we work and where we work – with significant impact on employee wellbeing – we are seeing accelerated trends in workplace wellbeing.

    By Stephen Haynes, Mates in Mind on 01 February 2021

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    Employers must redo risk assessments to fight new Covid strain, says TUC

    Workplace safety rules written following the first outbreak in March 2020 are out of date and ill equipped to protect workers from the more infectious strain of Coronavirus, the TUC has warned.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 14 January 2021

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    Safety – one kilometre at a time

    Transport Corporation of India (TCI Group) was awarded the James Tye award for its brave and imaginative initiative to raise awareness of road safety in India. Safety Management finds out more about the project.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 30 November 2020

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    The future of wellbeing

    I don’t think it’s any exaggeration to say that 2020 is already a year like no other. At the end of last year, I wrote about how anxiety is causing us to take our health and wellbeing far more seriously.

    By Mike Robinson, British Safety Council on 12 October 2020

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    Neal Stone: there is a case for unity

    Matthew Holder speaks to Neal Stone about the need for unity to resist a more dangerous world being thrust upon us. Neal is head of policy and governance at McOnie and served for many years as director of policy at the British Safety Council.

    By Matthew Holder on 02 October 2020