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The Growth Of ESG And What It Means For Your Business

18-Mar-2020 14:19:52 / by Connor Taylor posted in Industry Trends, ESG

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Responsible investing is widely understood as the integration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into investment processes and decision-making. ESG factors cover a wide spectrum of issues that traditionally are not part of financial analysis, yet may have financial relevance.’ Forbes, 2018

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Health & Safety In The 2020’s: What Does The Future Hold?

24-Feb-2020 14:31:20 / by Connor Taylor posted in Industry Trends

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One of the most significant health & safety events of the last decade was the introduction of new sentencing guidelines by the HSE in February 2016. Between 2018 and 2019, 36 separate cases received fines of £500,000 or more, with the single largest fine totalling a staggering £3 million. In 2015 – the last full year without these new guidelines – the total monetary value of fines levied was relatively small, with only 5 cases at or above £500,000. Medium sized businesses, with a turnover between £10 - £50m, found themselves increasingly at risk from crippling fines. So how can these businesses protect their workforce?

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