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Open House addresses the changing times of the automotive sector

The changing times of the automotive industry’s was the main focus of discussion recently when In-Comm Training and Manufacturing Group (TMG) hosted its latest ‘Open House’. James Grainger, Executive Director of Grainger & Worrall and Vice Chair of the Motorsport Industry Association (MIA), explored how the sector has evolved over the last thirty years in […]

TMG Open House Guest Speaker Announcement

We’re pleased to announce our guest speaker for the TMG Open House will be James Grainger, Executive Director and owner of Grainger and Worrall and MIA Vice Chair. James Grainger Bio: James Grainger is an Executive Director and owner of Grainger and Worrall [GW], a UK headquartered engineering business specialising in high integrity casting for […]

New group launches to boost UK productivity

A new consortium of like-minded companies has been launched to boost UK manufacturing’s productivity and competitive advantage. The In-Comm Training & Manufacturing Group (ITMG) has been created to give SME manufacturers access to world class technology and business and learning support that can bridge the skills gap, increase R&D, help it drive continuous improvement and […]

Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW) 2018

Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW) 2018 Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW) runs from 14th to 20th May 2018, with the aim of raising awareness of mental health and wellbeing issues. This year’s theme is Stress. The Mental Health Foundation believes: “By tackling stress, we can go a long way to tackle mental health problems such […]

Companies Risk Fines by Failing to Destroy CVs

Companies Risk Fines by Failing to Destroy CVs Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into force on 25 May 2018, companies may be at risk of hefty fines by failing to destroy sensitive data contained within documents such as job applicants’ CVs and application forms. Usually, CVs are printed prior to interviews. This, […]

Workplace Monitoring

Workplace Monitoring Employers now have increasingly more options when it comes to monitoring their employees – whether this is to track productiveness or to protect business interests.  These could include observing staff computer systems, social media, web-browsing patterns and private messaging apps. However, it is important for employers to balance the need to protect their […]

Legal Status of HSE Guidance and ACOPs

Legal status of HSE guidance and ACOPs HSE publishes guidance (in the form of leaflets, books and on its webpages) and Approved Codes of Practice (ACOPs). HSE guidance provides advice to help you understand how to comply with the law; explanations of specific requirements in law; specific technical information or references to further sources of […]

Drivers Could Be Fined If They Vape at The Wheel

Drivers Could Be Fined If They Vape at The Wheel Police have warned e-cigarette users they risk prosecution if they vape at the wheel. Clouds of vapour produced by the devices could be just as distracting as using a mobile phone.  Vaping could cause fatal crashes if excessive amounts of smoke momentarily blind drivers. Although […]

Autism in the Workplace

Autism in the Workplace This week (26th March – 2nd April 2018) is World Autism Awareness Week. Autism is a term covering a wide range of conditions that reflect neurological differences among people.  It can cause social barriers which may affect the lives of people with autism at work. According to the National Autistic Society […]