Barchester Healthcare Health & Safety Team response to Covid-19

Continuity Planning? Thinking back to Monday 16th March 2020 I remember getting up early. I was due to visit one of our homes in Tewkesbury. I was just about to leave the house when an email landed from a senior Director telling us all to ‘Hold’ all visits and be ready for a conference call... Continue Reading →

Building resilience: mental health and wellbeing in the workplace

More than ever before, mental health is a topic for open discussion in the media, within our social circles and of course at work. Mental health and wellbeing is all about how we think, feel and behave, and is usually caused by a reaction to a difficult life event, which can be caused or made... Continue Reading →

Building resilience: Online Driving Courses

In the UK, one of the few growth sectors during the COVID-19 pandemic has been transportation services and in particular, food delivery. By the end of March 2020, revenue in the UK online groceries delivery segment was up by 11.5 % compared with Jan-March in the previous year.  Despite the amount of traffic on our... Continue Reading →

Catch it, Kill it, Bin it… Then What?

The role of key workers has also been widely discussed, such as the value of NHS staff and care workers, the role of educators and the rapid transition to home schooling. And as I sit here at home thinking about the 27million households in the UK on lockdown, and the impact on people and their communities, I can hear a familiar sound; that of another vital front line service – the refuse lorry...

Here to help!

Following on from our previous blog, We're with you every step of the way!, the appetite to help and engage with RoSPA Awards Entrants extends to the whole RoSPA Health & Safety Awards team.  We caught up with two more members of the RoSPA team, Julia Small and Letty Hill, to find out how they... Continue Reading →

5 Steps to Become RoSPA Award Winner

Thinking of entering the RoSPA Health & Safety Awards for the first time? On the face of it, it can seem quite daunting. So to make life a little easier, we put together this little infographic to show you just how simple it is to begin your awards journey.

Meet the Winners: Dyer & Butler Ltd

As one of the first winners of the Influencer of the Year Award, we recently caught up with Steven Broom to find out Dyer & Butler Ltd's impressive awards history, and how winning a RoSPA Award has benefited both himself and his organisation...

Staying safe on the road in a gig economy

If you’ve ever driven a car or ridden a motorcycle on a short-term contract, chances are you’ve participated in the gig economy. In fact, millions of adults in the UK are now participants in the system as drivers and riders, whether they’re aware of it or not. But how can you and other road users... Continue Reading →

We’re off to Chennai

After only a few months into the year, 2020 is already proving to be more exciting than ever. This March, RoSPA will be launching our first ever Awards Excellence Forum in India. Taking place on Tuesday March 24, at L&T Campus in Chennai, this free event is a phenominal example of just how far the awards scheme reaches across the globe....

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