Industry Insights from March 2019

This month’s round up includes the future changes in employment legislation and how Alcumus SafeContractor’s new product, Safe PQQ, can help organisations.

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The Growing Menace of Cyber Attacks

A government report in 2018 found that more than four in ten businesses experienced a cyber attack in the previous year. For larger organisations, it was seven in ten. This is a problem that cannot be solved by simply throwing money at it.

Read: The growing menace of cyber attacks

 
Future Changes in Employment Legislation

The government announced a series of changes noted as the government’s ‘Good Work Plan’. Learn about these changes, including the legislation updates for April 2019 and beyond here.

Read: Future changes in employment

 
'The future looks bright if we embrace technology in the right way', says Thames Water Safety Director

We love this interview with Karl Simons, Director of Health, Safety, Security and Wellbeing at Thames Water. Karl shares his views on technology and innovation within the Health and Safety industry.

Read: 'The future looks bright if we embrace technology in the right way', says Thames Water Safety Director
 

Sentencing Council Guidelines Impact Assessment Shows Larger Firms Face Biggest Fine Hikes

The average fine handed to organisations found guilty of safety offences has risen by almost 450% since the new sentencing guidelines were introduced.

Read: Sentencing Council Guidelines Impact Assessment Shows Jarger Firms Face Biggest Fine Hikes
 

Alcumus SafeContractor is going beyond safety to provide organisations with greater visibility of compliance risks in their supply chain

Alcumus SafeContractor is featured in the Tomorrow's Health & Safety March/April magazine to promote their new product SafePQQ. This article explains the key features of this product and how will help UK organisations.

Read: Alcumus SafeContractor is going beyond safety to provide organisations with greater visibility of compliance risks in their supply chain
 
That’s all for this month. Stay tuned next month for more industry news.