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Employee screening regulations can be applied to all business sectors due to the increase in sophistication of technology, a data quality company says. Measures which identify money launderers in the finance industry can now be put in place because technology has grown, according to Datanomic. Over the next three years enterprise screening – the systematic…

Employers are being reminded that it is their responsibility to ensure the health and safety of their employees while in the workplace. Addressing delegates at the National Safety Symposium last week, the chair of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) gave a stark warning to companies. "We in HSE are not responsible for managing health…

The proportion of Britons beyond the state retirement age who are still contributing towards private pension schemes is increasing, according to research. Figures from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) indicate that the percentage of men beyond the age of 65 who are still saving in private schemes more than tripled between 2005-06 and…

A month-long campaign has been launched with the aim of reducing the risk of back pain, repetitive strain injury (RSI) and other musculoskeletal disorders through the promotion of improved posture. Called Ergonomix, the initiative is being run by Fellowes, in partnership with charity BackCare. According to the organisations, 80 per cent of people in the…

Businesses should not prevent their staff from accessing social networking sites such as Facebook and Bebo, according to new research. A study conducted by the Gartner Group has recommended that employers embrace these internet tools as a means of encouraging creativity and on-the-job collaboration. Commenting on Gartner’s findings, David Lavenda, vice president of marketing and…

The leaders of more than 30 healthcare professional bodies in Britain have teamed up as part of a groundbreaking agreement that stresses the link between work and health. In order to advise patients on the role that work can play in good health, the organisations have signed a consensus statement in partnership with national director…