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HSE provides advice for employers on working in hot temperatures

HSE provides advice for employers on working in hot temperatures

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has issued the following advice for working safely in hot conditions. Currently, there’s no law for maximum working temperatures, or when it’s too hot to work. However, the temperature in workplaces must be reasonable....
National newspaper profit margins

National newspaper profit margins

Current high inflation, together with the increased cost of raw materials, has led to an unprecedented period of sustained national newspaper cover price increases. Unfortunately, this has led to some publishers taking the decision to reduce the percentage margins...
First Trust (AIB) banknotes to be withdrawn in Northern Ireland

First Trust (AIB) banknotes to be withdrawn in Northern Ireland

Fed members in Northern Ireland should be aware that First Trust banknotes will cease to be legal tender at midnight on June 30, 2022. From July 1, you should no longer accept First Trust Bank banknotes as payment for goods or services. If your business still holds...
Help for Hobbies

Help for Hobbies

Industry charity NewstrAid has launched a funding scheme to help parents with a newstrade connection who are struggling to cover the costs of their children’s pastimes. The Help for Hobbies Children’s Recreation Fund offers up to £250 per child towards the costs...
Review of weights and measures is a needless exercise

Review of weights and measures is a needless exercise

The Fed has branded the government’s plans to review weights and measures as a waste of time and money.

The Office for Product Safety and Standards has opened consultation on the review of units of measurement for consumer transactions.