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Monthly Archive November 2015

Christmas parties: Avoiding employment issues

As the festive season gets into full swing next week, many of us will be preparing ourselves for the Christmas party, where of course many of us intend to relax with colleagues over one or two. 

This time of year is great for letting your hair down, however ensure that employees (particular managers) are aware of the rules relating to conduct towards one another. 

Therefore as we prepare for our own Christmas party I have put together a few tips for ensuring a smooth office do!

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Bonfire Night: Health and Safety

The 5th of November, Bonfire Night or Guy Fawkes’ night marks the day in 1605 when Guy Fawkes tried and failed to blow up the Houses of Parliament in the infamous gunpowder plot.

We celebrate the event today by lighting bonfires and watching fireworks in towns and villages across the UK.

Many of us will either be attending fire work displays, holding firework displays  or having some fireworks at home in our gardens over the next few days.

Fireworks parties can be brilliant fun if safety rules are followed. It’s important to remember that fireworks are explosives and, just like that gun powder, can cause severe injury if not handled properly. What is needed is good planning and a level head on the night!

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