New safeguarding guidance launched by standards body

The British Standards Institution (BSI) has released a new standard to help employers safeguard employees.

Violence against retail staff escalates

Violence and abuse against retail staff has increased by 50% in the last year, according to a report from the British Retail Consortium (BRC).

Organisational safety means facing unwelcome truths

It is perhaps easy with hindsight after a tragedy to see where individuals and organisations failed to apply due diligence, openness and a willingness to listen and instead took a ‘protectionist’...

The role of HR in safeguarding and child protection

HR can take the lead in deciding whether safeguarding provisions for vulnerable groups are fit for purpose