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20th March 2018

Warehousing & Storage Risks

The Client Our client operates a warehouse facility serving a number of local SME businesses. As part of their day to day operations, they move goods constantly utilising forklift and pallet trucks. The Problem Warehousing and distribution businesses can be relatively high risk due to a number of issues including: Goods being stored at height The […]

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20th March 2018

Offices & Low Risk Environments

The Client Our client is a graphic design firm providing design services to local clients of all sizes for digital and print. The Problem With little or no physical labour required, our client is classed as being very low-risk from a Health & Safety perspective. However, the biggest challenge they face is simply keeping up […]

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28th July 2016

Property Risk Management

The client Our client is a commercial property landlord. They own and manage a number of properties including; parades of retail shops on typical high streets, a number of multi-storey office blocks occupied by multiple tenants, and residential block properties with varying numbers of ‘apartment’ units contained within them. The problem As a commercial entity, […]

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28th July 2016

Multi-Location

The client Our client is a clothing retailer with a number of shops throughout the UK. These shops are largely found in city centres and generally comprise of front of house, a stock room and welfare facilities. The problem Our client has historically managed their Health & Safety functions internally. They have developed a Health […]

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28th July 2016

Manufacture

The client Our client’s business is involved in the manufacture of bathroom furniture and operates from 3 separate sites in and around Yorkshire. The problem Our client had employed an internal Health & Safety (H&S) manager for many years. This person was nearing the age of retirement and their impending departure was to leave the […]

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28th July 2016

Employment Law Support

The client Our client is a facilities management business. They manage buildings on behalf of their customers (mainly landlords or property managing agents), controlling elements such as; receptionists, cleaners and general maintenance. The problem Having gone through a period of rapid growth, via both organic sales and the acquisition of a further facilities management company, […]

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28th July 2016

Contracting

The client Our client is involved in the construction industry, undertaking commercial and domestic new build and refurbishment contracts. The problem Our client employs between 3 and 4 direct employees over any one year dependent on contract numbers and demand. They also employ 3 to 4 sub-contractors at any one time for specialist elements of […]

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