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NSPCC warns of ‘sharp spike’ in online grooming offences

The NSPCC is continuing its #WildWestWeb campaign calling for statutory regulation of social networks as it reveals that there has been a 50% increase in online grooming offences. The national children’s charity has obtained new data after making a Freedom of Information request to every police force in England and Wales. It reveals that there […]


Line managers need more support to protect mental health at work

A new survey from the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) reveals that line managers lack the support and training needed to protect the mental health and wellbeing of staff at work. The survey of more than 400 employees, conducted with Management Today, found that 62% of line managers are not receiving enough help […]


Charity urges NHS to consider link between autism and anorexia

An autism research charity have highlighted a link between autism and anorexia and called for the NHS to acknowledge this and adapt their support. Autistica asserts that study findings suggest that as many as one in five women presenting to UK clinics with anorexia may also have autism and that tailored assessments and treatment from […]


New CQC guidance addresses relationship and sexuality needs

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published new guidance for care providers focussing on how they can consider and support the relationship and sexuality needs of people using care services. Building on the care watchdog’s quality framework, which looks at whether services are safe, effective, caring, responsive and well-led, the new guidance, entitled ‘Relationships and […]


Firm fined £600K following ‘tragic and wholly avoidable’ incident

A civil engineering contractor has been fined £600,000 after a construction worker was fatally injured in a “tragic and wholly avoidable incident” during a major project. Balfour Beatty Civil Engineering Limited, based in Canary Wharf, London, appeared at Aberdeen Sheriff Court yesterday (25th February 2019) where they pleaded guilty to breaching the Construction (Design and […]


Young asthma sufferers in the UK more likely to die

A new report has revealed that young people in the UK are more likely to die from asthma than those living in other high-income countries. The study, from the Nuffield Trust independent health think tank and the Association for Young People’s Health, found that death rates for asthma in those aged 10 to 24 were […]


Organisations must be prepared for serious incidents, warns IOSH

The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) has warned business leaders that they must be prepared for serious health and safety incidents. A group of people responsible for protecting workers, including health and safety managers and other leaders in business, heard that serious incidents such as workplace fatalities can occur in even the best-managed […]


Young people targeted in campaign to recruit more care workers

A campaign to recruit thousands more care workers is targeting young people in England. The Every Day is Different campaign is being promoted across social media and other online platforms in order to encourage people aged under 40 to enter the care sector, which currently has over 100,000 vacancies and could face increased staffing pressures […]


Are health and safety fears causing children’s playgrounds to close?

It’s been claimed that a rise in injury claims could lead to the closure of adventure playgrounds across the country. After a leading insurance company opted to stop insuring some children’s playgrounds that it deemed too high-risk, there are fears that as many as 70 volunteer-run playgrounds could be facing closure. Zurich Municipal took the […]


Police record 9,000 online child sexual offences in a year

Data recently released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reveals that police recorded more than 9,000 child sexual offences with an online element in one year. Figures for the 12 months from October 2017 to September 2018 show that child sexual offences with an online element made up 16% of the total number of […]


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