Blog

12
Apr

Elf Competition and Business Fair

Hosking Associates will be in attendance at the Huntingdonshire Business Fair 2013 in Huntingdon at the Wood Green Animal Shelter, just 30 minutes from Cambridge on Thursday 18th April 2013 from 11:00am to 4:00pm.

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20
Dec

Hosking Associates Newsletter 2012

Read our latest newsletter to discover, who’s new, whats new and a little bit of gossip. Just click on the link below 02 Newsletter Dec 2012    

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10
Dec

A Typical Competent Person Day by Louise Hosking

Louise Hosking gives us an insight into a typical day as a competent person as she makes a visit to Ashridge Business School in Berkhamsted

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23
Oct

Are You Ready for the White Stuff?

The clocks will be going back by an hour this Sunday 28th October and shop windows are already adorned with their Christmas stock. Its never too late to make sure that your business is ready for the white stuff!

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18
Oct

Facilities & Cleaning Company Fined – Fall From Height Whilst Gutter Cleaning

Facilities &Cleaning company MB Facilities Ltd were fined yesterday when one of their employees fell through a plastic skylight whilst cleaning the gutters on a stable roof.

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01
Oct

Ashridge Business School – Contractor Conference

We had an excellent day with contractors who work at Ashridge Business School on Friday. Having introduced new contractor controls on the estate the aim of the day was to explain to everyone why changes have been made, what they were and how we can continue to work together to control risks for everyone working on site.

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27
Sep

Offices & Shops will not be Inspected from April 2013

Local authority EHO’s will not undertake proactive Health & Safety inspections of offices and shops from April 2013 under Government aims to kick start the economy and help ease the burden on small business from red tape. They will of course continue to act upon complaints and accidents.

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27
Sep

Waste Fines Hit 1.7million

Hosking Associates have been looking at convictions for serious waste offences in 2011. England & Wales went up by 25% and fines imposed by the courts went up by a whooping 45%.

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27
Sep

Fees for Intervention Start 1st Oct 2012 – Are You Ready?

Legislative changes mean that the HSE will be forced to impose a new ‘Fee for Intervention’ that will see businesses invoiced for the inspectors time where there has been a ‘Material Breach’ of health and safety law.

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27
Sep

Managing Asbestos in Buildings

A useful guide for those with responsibilities of managing asbestos in buildings.

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