Monthly Archive: November 2016

Raffle Prize request

Raffle Prize request in aid of Club 2000 Sport and Leisure I volunteer for Club 2000 Sport and Leisure. I am also on the committee. Club 2000 is a sport and leisure club for people with disabilities, including learning difficulties, who live in Telford and Wrekin. Club 2000 is totally independent and not part of the local authority and receives no...

Competence is Key

5 Tips to Ensure You Hire Competent Contractors When considering potential contractors for work, always ask to see evidence of their competence – this would include their qualifications and training, affiliations to trade bodies and industry bodies, and examples of previous similar work. Ask about their knowledge of applicable legislation, best practice and industry standards. Check their references out. Ask...

Ensure Your Employees are Safe at the Wheel

Conduct a risk assessment for safe driving, thinking about the controls that need to be in place to avoid driver distraction, such as a blanket ban on using mobile phones when driving. Check that all workers who drive on company business have the correct driving licence for the vehicle they will be using, and are familiar with the layout of...

Using Mobile Phones While Driving

Your phone buzzes to life while you’re driving along – what do you do? Ignore it, or have a sneaky look? We all know that it’s illegal (not to mention extremely dangerous) to use your mobile phone while driving. Yet our latest research reveals that many motorists just aren’t getting the message… Next time you’re tempted to reach for your...