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Did you know that people who sit for 13 hours a day have a 200% greater risk of death than those who sit for 11 hours or less? Yes, that’s right. Your chair is killing you. At least, that’s what research in the Annals of Internal Medicine says.   Worryingly, no one’s quite sure why sitting is so deadly. It might be because humans are designed to be upright. Our insides work better that way. Or maybe chronic sitters lead less healthy lifestyles. […]

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Winter Weather!

01/02/2019

Winter weather brings joy to many, but it sends an icy chill down employers’ spines. Ice and snow can cause a plethora of HR and health & safety headaches and it can be difficult to determine how to respond to certain events. Should I pay workers if they can’t make it into the office? What is the procedure for closing the office for a day? What health & safety measures should I put in place to protect vulnerable staff? Croner […]

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Croner would like to invite our members to an exclusive employment law and health & safety seminar, being hosted by one of our expert speakers. These events will share insight and highlight trends and changes to affect business in the near future. Our seminars also offer the perfect environment for you and your members to experience the fantastic advice you have access to as part of your membership. The main topics for discussion will centre around the top call topics […]

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The UK Government has announced the “largest upgrade in a generation to workplace rights.” It’s new ‘Good Work Plan’ will bring big changes to employment law, and it will affect all UK employers. CLICK HERE for help from our partners Croner for the information on the new rules mean for you!

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Croner’s Webinar and E-Learning sessions cover HR and Health and Safety basics through to specialised training sessions including relevant legislation and key case law. All courses are hosted by professionals in their respective fields. All of these sessions are completely free for FSDF members to attend – simply follow the links within the PDF and enter your details, including your scheme number, to register. Croner Webinar Schedule January 2019

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The Christmas period can pose a number of HR challenges for business owners. Are you prepared for the typical situations the festive season brings? Croner, our HR partner, reveal the most common employer queries and what to do about them. For any further proactive or reactive advice, call 0844 561 8133 and quote membership number 38043 to access your free HR helpline as part of your Food Storage & Distribution Federation Opticians membership. What’s the Fairest Way to Manage Holiday […]

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With just FOUR months left to go, Croner is watching the clock and providing you with the most important updates and developments regarding Brexit over the past month, this month Croner has learned that a deal has been agreed between the EU and the UK, but that deal now has to get through parliament before it can be finalised. A few updates for this month include: EU Settlement Scheme: Employer Toolkit The Home Office has updated their employer toolkit on […]

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Free to Croner clients (FSDF Members) Webinar & E-Learning for December 2018. Hosted by some of the most knowledgeable professionals in their respective fields, Croner’s Webinar & E-Learning sessions cover HR and health & safety basics, right through to specialised sessions including relevant legislation and key case law. CLICK HERE to view the courses for December.

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The HSE recently released their annual injury and ill health report for Great Britain (2017/2018). The findings show that there are still too many workers in the UK are being injured and/or made ill as a result of their work. What do the stats say? There were 144 fatal injuries at work this year, with 1.4 million workers suffering from work-related ill health and approximately 541,000 from other injuries. This is a staggering figure and has actually increased from 516,000 […]

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Hosted by some of the most knowledgeable professionals in their respective fields, Croner’s Webinar & E-Learning sessions cover HR and health & safety basics, right through to specialised sessions including relevant legislation and key case law. Free to Croner Clients CLICK HERE to book your place

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