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Cash boost for Midlands environmental projects

Over the last nine years, £1.45 million has been received by environmental charities and projects throughout the Midlands in donations from companies subject to enforcement undertakings from...

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Back to teaching - COVID-19

As we start the journey to return to work we are all seeking guidance and advice from the government and other national and international agencies. Here at Cedrec we are collating relevant guidance...

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Back in the office - COVID-19

As we start the journey to return to work we are all seeking guidance and advice from the government and other national and international agencies. Here at Cedrec we are collating relevant guidance...

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Back in motion - COVID-19

As we start the journey to return to work we are all seeking guidance and advice from the government and other national and international agencies. Here at Cedrec we are collating relevant guidance...

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HSE launch new MSD and manual handling online assessment tool

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has launched a new online assessment tool to assess musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) and manual handling.

This all-in-one digita...

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UN warns UK might be breaking international law over unsafe cladding

The United Nations has warned the UK Government that failure to remove flammable cladding panels on high-rise buildings may be a breach of international law.

The UN's special rapporteu...

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Home working - COVID-19

Current Government advice on tackling the COVID-19 pandemic is to work from home if you can, so there's going to be loads of us across the UK working at temporary work stations in dining rooms, kit...

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Back in production - COVID-19

As we start the journey to return to work we are all seeking guidance and advice from the government and other national and international agencies. Here at Cedrec we are collating relevant guidance...

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Road to Wellbeing interactive survey launched

Building Mental Health and the Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity have teamed up with Safer Highways to launch a major exercise to understand where the construction industry lies on its road...

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Suspended sentence for hotel owner after fire safety failings

Owner of the Cornhill Hotel in Blackpool, Alan Diamond, has been given a nine-month suspended sentence after a two-year investigation by Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service (LFRS) found extremely se...

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Radical reforms for UK planning system

Boris Johnson has signalled there could be radical changes to the planning system as part of Project Speed to get the country building again after the COVID-19 crisis.

Vacant buildings will...

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Government announces new fund to help cut emissions

A new £80 million fund has been announced by the Government to help cut emissions from homes and energy intensive businesses. It will allow appropriate businesses to apply for grants to insta...

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Guernsey records one of the highest recycling rates in the world

After introducing an innovative strategy in 2018, Guernsey is now recycling and composting 73% of its household waste. Its 70% target on recycling of household waste by 2030 was exceeded in the fir...

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Quarter of all serious injuries happen at work

A new survey carried out by Fletchers Serious Injury has found that of 1,000 people asked, over 27% suffered a serious injury caused by a workplace accident. 

Over 19% of respondents s...

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Over 40% of UK's electricity supplied by renewables in early 2020

Between January and March 2020 over 40% of the UK's electricity was generated from renewable energy.

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEI...

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