Come and see us at the Big Bolton Expo on Tuesday!

We are exhibiting at the BIG BOLTON EXPO on 28th March 2017 at The Bridge Conference Centre, Bradford Street, Bolton BL2 1JX from 4.30 -8pm and we would love you to come along. Its one of the best Business Events to take place in Bolton and we don't want you to miss out. You will have the chance to meet 85 Exhibitors, take part in speed networking, enjoy free refreshments and supper and lots more. You never know who you may meet that would be a great help to you and of course VICE VERSA. IF YOU ADVANCE REGISTER, YOU CAN SAVE YOURSELF £10 ON THE DOOR FEE. Here is the link https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/big-bolton-expo-spring-2017-… We look forward to catching up with you at the event. We are on stand 58. Thanks Sue & Helena

SSIP

Does SSIP Work?

You may be asking yourself what is SSIP? SSIP stands for Safety Schemes in Procurement. This scheme has been active for a number of years and members include CHAS, Safecontractor & Constructionline. The Initial idea behind this scheme was to actively reduce health and safety assessment costs and bureaucracy in the supply chain. The major problem however lies with your clients. Speaking from experience with one of our clients who works in the building trade. They are an SME company with an annual turnover of approximately £250,000 and they are currently CHAS registered and pay their annual subscription fees. From…

New Sentencing guidelines

PLEASE NOTE!! Major Changes to Health and Safety Sentencing are now in place.

From February 1st 2016, significant changes in which Health and Safety, Corporate Manslaughter and Food Safety cases are sentenced have been introduced. The new guidelines represent a huge change in the way punishments are given for Health and Safety offences. Consistency The recent publication by the Sentencing Council acts as guidance for Health and Safety offences committed by both organisations and individuals, as well as corporate manslaughter and food safety and hygiene offences. The document is aimed at improving consistency in the sentencing of these cases, as well as ensuring fines are “fair and proportionate to the means of offenders”.