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Health & Safety legislation and CV-19 … and Prevention & control of infection in the workplace

At May’s Business Breakfast we were joined by Ashley Borthwick from Womble Bond Dickinson who gave a presentation on Health & Safety legislation and CV-19. You can download the presentation here. Key messages include: HSE legislation includes the need to care for the welfare of employees including mental health.Employers are not expected to completely eliminate risk of CV-19 – think about the risks and do everything reasonably practicable to minimise them.Employees also have a legal responsibility to take reasonable care of their safety and their colleagues, and to cooperate with their employer.Communication and risk assessment is critical to managing workplace safety.Compliance with policies and procedures should be monitored and enforced.   An e-learning short course concerning prevention and control of infection in the workplace is available from Weston College. Download leaflet here The importance of mental health management and first aid was stressed by all. Weston College has information on Mental Heath first aid here.
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Importance of Avonmouth’s LPG terminal in transforming off-grid Britain – October’s Business Breakfast

Thurs. Oct 17th from 07:30 to 09:00  Venue: Flogas Hallen Terminal, Severn Road Hosted by: Flogas Britain Limited Please come along and find out more. Flogas – Hallen Terminal on Severn Road Have you ever wondered what the three gas holders off Severn Road are for? Come along to October’s Business Breakfast and find out more. Flogas’ Hallen LPG Terminal will play an important part in transforming off-grid Britain. We’ll explain why. The agenda will also include an introduction to plans for a local community wind turbine, an update on Bristol’s City Leap, opportunities to better use our local energy resources and a chance to discuss local plans to respond to the climate emergency Book your ticket here now We do hope you can join us
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CANCELLED – Weighed in for Breakfast – Business Breakfast – Thurs. 11th July 2019

Date: Thurs. July 11th from 07:30 to 09:00.
Venue: Chepstow Racecourse, Chepstow, Monmouthshire, NP16 6BE
Host: Chepstow Racecourse

SevernNet Member, Chepstow Racecourse, invites you to come and join us at Chepstow Racecourse for an insight into Racing and what Chepstow Racecourse has to offer.

The agenda will include an introduction to Chepstow Racecourse and its facilities and a tour including the weighing room and parade ring.

We’ll also be asking you what you would like to see SevernNet doing for your organisation across the area.
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SevernNet Business Breakfast’s are an opportunity to meet and collaborate with local businesses and stakeholders. There is plenty of time to network and a 30 second slot to introduce yourself and your business. Refreshments and light breakfast are provided.

Chepstow Racecourse is the home of Wales’ most prestigious race meeting, the Coral Welsh Grand National. With 32 meetings annually, both flat and jump racing, you can be sure there will be a fixture to suit you, your friends and family. #ComeRacing.
 

 

You couldn’t ask for a more impressive setting. With 400 acres of tranquil parkland, all designed in the style of Capability Brown, Chepstow Racecourse has fantastic indoor and outdoor facilities and views out over the River Severn and the Wye Valley.

https://www.chepstow-racecourse.co.uk/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Future Bright, removing barriers, encouraging your staff to progress – June’s Business Breakfast – Thurs. 20th

Date: Thurs. June 20th from 07:30 to 09:00.
Venue: The Presentation Suite, St Andrews House, Avonmouth BS11 9DQ
Host: Ways2Work/Future Bright

Interested in help to train your staff to fill your promotion opportunities?  Need help to remove other barriers preventing them from progressing with you?  If they are eligible for this WECA-funded project, then we may be able to help .

Join us at June’s Business Breakfast and find out more.

The agenda will include an introduction to Future Bright and the support available to your business and your staff.

We’ll also be learning more about how Ways2Work can help you recruit your staff and how our partners may be able to help increase diversity in your workforce.
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SevernNet Business Breakfast’s are an opportunity to meet and collaborate with local businesses and stakeholders. There is plenty of time to network and a 30 second slot to introduce yourself and your business. Refreshments and light breakfast are provided.

 
About Future Bright
Future Bright is a pilot programme to encourage people who are working and receiving In-Work Benefits to work themselves away from those benefits and remove barriers to everyone’s advantage.  It runs till March and can make a significant difference to the individual’s earning potential and your business productivity/succession.  It is delivered by Bristol City, Bath & NE Somerset and South Glos Councils and, as with free money anywhere, there are eligibility conditions! futurebright.org.uk

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Meet Wessex Water and GENeco at May’s Business Breakfast on Th. May 16th

Wessex Water – North Bristol’s £55m Relief Sewer
GENeco – Making sure waste isn’t wasted
Business Breakfast – 16th May 2019

                                                                       

Date: Thurs. May.16th from 07:30 to 09:00.
Venue: The Presentation Suite, St Andrews House, Avonmouth BS11 9DQ
Host: Wessex Water and GENeco

Interested in finding out more about North Bristol’s £55million Relief Sewer and GENeco, an award-winning recycling and renewable energy company. 

Then join us at May’s Business Breakfast and find out more.

The agenda will include an introduction to the largest single tunnelling contract awarded by Wessex Water and GENeco’s work at the heart of Bristol’s emerging circular economy.

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Wessex Water is nearing design completion of its £55 million North Bristol relief sewer project, which will see a 5km tunnel pass beneath the M5 motorway, Cribbs Causeway and Network Rail’s Henbury loop.Work is due to start in September 2019 and is expected to take approximately two and a half years to complete, ensuring the sewerage network can cope with ongoing and future development in the north of the city and South Gloucestershire.

The relief sewer will be built using a Tunnel Boring Machine launched from Lawrence Weston, passing below Henbury and continuing to Bristol Golf Club.

GENeco treats huge volumes of varied waste from the city and transforms it into useful products. This includes the food waste recycling from all of Bristol’s residents and sewage sludge from over 1 million people. GENeco also helps around 300 regional customers an alternative disposal route to landfill for the disposal of difficult to treat waste.

From this waste, GENeco produces enough renewably-sourced energy to power over 10,000 homes in the Bristol area, and heavily reduces the environmental impact of local businesses and the community. The by-product of its recycling processes is a nutrient-rich biofertiliser which is used on farms in the region, keeping valuable bio-resources in the local area.

Come along, join the discussion, and find out more.

Register here for May’s Business Breakfast

SevernNet Business Breakfast’s are an opportunity to meet and collaborate with local businesses and stakeholders. There is plenty of time to network and a 30 second slot to introduce yourself and your business. Refreshments and light breakfast are provided.

About the Host

Wessex Water is a regional water and sewerage business serving 2.8 million customers across the south west of England including Dorset, Somerset, Bristol, most of Wiltshire and parts of Gloucestershire and Hampshire.

https://www.wessexwater.co.uk/

Please note that Business Breakfasts are free to attend for SevernNet members. Non-members may attend two Business Breakfasts before joining. There is more information about Membership and a Membership Form here.