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Food business banned from offering allergy-free food

A restaurant in Birmingham has been prohibited from offering allergy-free food to customers after Birmingham City Council issued a hygiene emergency prohibition notice (HEPN) after receiving a complaint from a customer.

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Food hygiene - Oysters – aphrodisiac or source of illness?

Oysters are claimed to boost your sex drive. However they also have a sinister side, as a recent survey of European oyster production areas has highlighted.

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Occupancy Comfort: Cliché or Contextual?

A report published by the University of Southern California documents the significant effects that indoor temperature has on cognitive performance by gender. 

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Who owns whom in the workplace compliance marketplace?

2019 has seen a significant move in consolidation in the workplace compliance market.

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The importance of correctly maintaining building fire safety systems

Following this week’s fire at a block of flats in Barking, East London, on Sunday night, news reports have been circulating across the media accusing those responsible for managing the...

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What are the important Health and Safety “starts”?

Whilst in the shower this morning I read on the shampoo bottle that “there’s more to life than hair, but it’s a good place to start”!

It got me thinking about...

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Riddor Revisited

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have just reported that “the suite of Riddor forms is being refreshed, moving to a more modern platform to improve user experience and give...

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Improving Standards for Legionella Risk Assessment?

Earlier this month BSI released its updated “British Standard BS 8580-1:2019 Water quality, risk assessments for Legionella control – Code of practice”.

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Pseudomonas Difficult to Say, But Easy to Get Wrong

In February 2019, a piercing aftercare saline solution has been found responsible for a number of people contracting infections across the UK.

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Fines for food safety offences are increasingly making the news

Fines for pest infestations in restaurants have been increasingly making the news headlines.

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Sustainability – What’s in a word?

The IWFM sustainability in FM survey for 2018 was launched this week.

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How unhealthy is your workplace?

Does your workplace discourage physical activity and encourage its employees to make less healthy choices? In our workplace similar to other workplaces I’m sure, it depends on the role you...

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