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Southalls Partners With Made in the Midlands

Southalls are thrilled to announce that we’re now a premium partner of Made in the Midlands

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Southalls Winter Survival Guide For Garden Centres

As the busy summer season comes to an end and the colder weather begins, garden centres often move their focus over to...

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Tags: Garden Centres, Health and Safety

7 Asbestos Mistakes Builders Merchants Don't Want to Make

In excess of 2000 workers die each year from mesothelioma and asbestos-related lung cancer, as a result of past exposure to...

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A Definitive Lifting and Handling Checklist For Garden Centres

Up to 12.3 million working days are lost every year due to back pain related injuries. Many of these injuries are caused by a...

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Tags: Garden Centres, Health and Safety

What Every Garden Centre Ought to Know About CDM Regulations for Seasonal Displays and Structures

Just as plant life changes throughout the seasons, so too does the garden centre environment - a nod to Valentines with hearts...

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Tags: Garden Centres

6 Actionable Ways To Help Builders' Merchants Employees Manage Stress

Over the past 15 years we have worked closely with builders merchants, nationwide and been the immediate point of contact for...

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Tags: Builders Merchants, Staff Wellbeing

The Wearing of Face Coverings in Education

The wearing of face coverings as a response to the spread of COVID-19 has been a contentious issue around the world, with some...

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Tags: COVID-19, School Safety

6 Rules For Safe Production Lines in Times of COVID-19

As manufacturers increase employee numbers on the production line, reducing workplace risks has never been more critical. Are...

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Tags: Manufacturers, E-Guides, COVID-19

8-Point Checklist: Cut COVID-19 Risks Among Your Warehousing Staff

Keeping your team genuinely COVID-19 safe means building best practice into every part of your operation, from revised daily...

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A Complete Guide to COVID-19 Risk Assessment

So you’ve carried out a COVID-19 risk assessment and are getting to grips with new safety measures – but could you be doing...

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Tags: COVID-19, Risk Assessments