Health & safety

Disparities occur: the ratings system is not as simple as it should be

How clean is your pub?

By Andrew Don

Are the UK’s food hygiene inspection schemes fit for purpose or do they have inherent weaknesses that need addressing?

Requirements: make sure your staff know what to do and you are robust with allergen labelling procedures

Tragedy puts allergens in spotlight

By Poppleston Allen

You might have read recently about the case of a teenager who tragically died following an allergic reaction to sesame, an ingredient that was contained within a sandwich that she ate. This awful incident has again brought the issues of allergens into...

New scheme: Best Bar None has extended its reach with the launch of its Central Scheme

Best Bar None announces Central Scheme

By Stuart Stone

Home Office-backed accreditation scheme Best Bar None (BBN) has extended its reach across England and Wales with the launch of its new Central Scheme (BBNCS).

Your responsibilities: some accidents must be reported through RIDDOR

Legal Q&A: RIDDOR requirements

By Poppleston Allen

The latest legal Q&A with specialist licensing solicitors Poppleston Allen looks at the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013.

At what cost: although paying for robust health and safety systems can cost a lot, it could provide a life line for a business in the event of legal proceedings

A reminder of safety responsibilities

By Poppleston Allen

Everyone is well aware of the need to provide a safe environment for staff and customers alike. The legal consequences to a business that fails to do so can be devastating.