By way of an introduction, the Green Belt policy was established in 1955 with the primary aim of preventing urban sprawl. There are now 14 separate areas of Green Belt with a coverage totalling approximately 13% of England.
CSS Recruitment & Training is a leading provider of compliance services that assist employers in ensuring they remain compliant with a wide range of legislation. Holmes & Hills' employment solicitors have partnered with CSS so that our clients can access these services from a recommended supplier.
The compliance services provided by CSS cover:
Services include undertaking a thorough audit of compliance with the Health & Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 with assistance with the assessment of needs, record checking and examination of first-aid materials, equipment and facilities.
Services include carrying out an audit of compliance with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 including examination of the premises and relevant documents to ascertain how the premises are being managed according to fire safety. This includes examination of fire risk assessments, action plans, emergency plans, protective measures, fire drills and training and evidence of testing fire equipment.
Provision of annual and ad hoc Health & Safety Audits to ensure compliance with legislative requirements including review of Health & Safety systems, identification of staff training needs, risk assessment of key workplace hazards, effectiveness of existing management control measures and recommendations for improvement.
Provision of a thorough Food Safety Audit to alert businesses to what they need to do to comply with food hygiene regulations and so avoid costly legal action being taken against them. This will include inspection of a business's food premises and ascertaining if their HACP plan (Food Safety Management System is working. Available for catering, retail and manufacturing premises.
This autumn, Homes & Hills planning law solicitors will once again be holding a number of planning seminars to discuss changes to planning legislation, recent legal developments and the implications of these for property, development and planning professionals.
Holmes & Hills Solicitors' 10th annual series of Planning Law Updates will be taking place in Ipswich in September.
Holmes & Hills Solicitors' 10th annual series of Planning Law Updates will be taking place in Chelmsford in October.
Holmes & Hills' Team of Planning Law solicitors will be in Colchester to present their 7th annual series of Planning Law Update.
Holmes & Hills' Team of Planning Law solicitors will be in Bury St Edmunds to present their 7th annual series of Planning Law Update.