Archive for January, 2013

Tower block fire – inquest announced

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

An inquest into the 2009 residential tower block fire at Lakanal House, Sceaux Gardens Estate,  London which resulted in six fatalities is taking place at Lambeth Town Hall and is led by Assistant Deputy Coroner Frances Kirkham.


Why hiring ex-service personnel is good for your business

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

War veterans. When you think of them, the first image in your mind might be a poppy. But is buying a poppy enough?

A great number of our ex-military people end up working hourly jobs through agencies. This is often related to a dogmatic attitude of society, which conceives these well-trained personnel as unwanted or unfit for normal jobs. However, is that really true?


Health and Safety: the real cost of slips trips and falls for businesses.

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

The latest statistics released by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) state that in 2011-12, 27 million working days were lost due to work-related illness and workplace injury. 173 workers were killed and 111,000 were injured at work in 2011-2012.


How to Cool Down Food Safely

Monday, January 7th, 2013

We often prepare food to store it in the fridge or freezer. Here is some advice to cool off your food in the best way.