Take a look at some of the stats showing what effect mental ill health can have in the workplace. The government has also issued 6 quick tips to help improve the mental health of our nation’s workforce.
This year’s International Women’s Day coincides with the 100-year anniversary of the passing of the Representation of The People Act 1918, which allowed women over 30 the right to vote and marked a victory for women’s suffrage. We look at how heritage sites around the UK have been celebrating these events.
Charity trustees are the group of people dictating the direction a charity takes and how it is operated. As such, they are ultimately responsible for actions performed by the charity that are considered questionable or harmful. As a trustee, it is therefore important that you protect yourself with trustee indemnity insurance.
The UK Transport Secretary recently commented that the UK’s maritime industry was on the brink of a technological revolution which could lead to faster shipping, as well as being greener and safer in the long run. The growing use of autonomous vessels is said to be at the heart of the plans.
Man overboard is one of the most common boating emergencies. Just like on land, accidents and emergencies can happen at sea, however, you could be miles away from any help and the sea is much more unpredictable than solid ground, so it’s important to know the correct actions to take in the case of man overboard.
The recent Oxfam scandal is the perfect example of a reputation hard won and easily lost, as over the weekend they were left scrambling to contain a scandal that could cost them their funding. In the wake of this, the International Development Secretary has stated that she will be cracking down on the aid sector in relation to safeguarding all aspects of charity work.
IPT (insurance premium tax) has doubled from 6% to 12% over the last few years, which has forced insurance premiums up in turn for customers and now accounts for £50 on an average policy. Though IPT only directly affects insurers, this is likely to have a knock-on effect to your business insurance policy.
A recent report by Reuters revealed that 300,000 charities were directly affected by the crackdown on illegal funds over the last couple of years. It is therefore in your charity’s best interests to remain vigilant, prepared and guarded against financial crime.