Question of the week

CE Marking, your questions answered
28 May 2013 - With CE marking just over a month away, BWF technical manager Kevin Underwood answers some FAQs on the subject. Read more...Question of the Week*
What Should I Do If A Worker Quits On The Spot?
15 May 2013 - Having someone walk out or resign on the spot is never convenient, but handling it the wrong thing can be particularly costly, as verbal resignations can be easily misinterpreted, especially those which take place in the heat of an argument. Read more...Question of the Week*
What is the current National Minimum Wage and when will it change?
15 April 2013 - Failing to pay employees the relevant minimum wage rate could result in penalties from HMRC or a claim in a tribunal from the worker. Workers are entitled to the minimum wage, even if they have accepted a contract agreeing to be paid at a lower rate. Read more...Question of the Week*
What is the minimum temperature allowed in the work place?
8 January 2013 - Many of you will be returning to work after the winter shutdown, and with workshops and offices having lain dormant for the festive period, there will no doubt be a few comments across the country regarding heating arrangements. Read more...Question of the Week*
How can we show that low level glazing in a dwelling provides the necessary level of protection against falling?
14 November 2012 - BWF technical manager Kevin Underwood provides answers to the questions you ask. This week he tackles the issue of low level glazing Read more...Question of the Week*
How can I reduce the noise from my woodworking machines to safe levels?
13 November 2012 - Employers have a duty under the Control of Noise At Work Regulations to carry out an assessment of the noise levels in the working area and identify any employees who are likely to be exposed to noise levels high enough to cause hearing damage Read more...Question of the Week*
Does the law require me to get my Local Exhaust Ventilation (LEV) examined and tested?
26 October 2012 - With the HSE charging businesses £124/hour if a breach in the law is uncovered, it is essential that joinery businesses can demonstrate their compliance with the rules on wood dust extraction. Read more...Question of the Week*
Was your website compliant for the end of May?
8 August 2012 - New laws came into place in May that tighten restrictions for your website. We remind you of the changes and give some examples of how you can comply. Read more...Question of the Week*
How can I avoid disruption to my business during the 2012 Olympics?
9 July 2012 - Events will be taking place in plenty of different locations and are likely to have an effect on staff and delivery/supply arrangements. Read more...Question of the Week*
What guidance should I follow when supplying fire doors to hospitals?
29 June 2012 - There is specific guidance provided for suppliers of fire doors to NHS estates, including all hospitals, and we explain how and what you should do when providing fire doors to these establishments. Read more...Question of the Week*
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