Keeping your staff safe is your legal obligation as their employer. Your staff safety practices will depend on the activities your staff do and the environment in which they will be doing it.(more…)
New Vice Chair of The BSIA Lone Worker Section
Alicia Mather, Sales & Operations Director of First2HelpYou, has been elected as Vice Chair of the BSIA’s Lone Worker Section with effect from the 24th June 2020.
The BSIA (British Security Industry Association) is the voice of the professional security industry, supporting and encouraging excellence; educating the marketplace on the value of quality and professional security; and creating an environment in which to flourish. BSIA Membership is the symbol of quality and professionalism in the security industry.
Alicia commented, “I am delighted to take on the role of Vice Chair for the lone worker section. First2HelpYou have been members since 2018 and I’m looking forward to playing a greater part in influencing change with reference to the development and improvement of industry standards.
Mike Reddington, Chief Executive, BSIA, said: “On behalf of the BSIA I would like to congratulate Alicia on becoming the Vice Chair of the Lone Worker section. Alicia has been an incredibly active member of the section since First2HelpYou joined and her elevation to her current role in the Association reflects her passion for both the industry and the work of the section. We look forward to Alicia’s continued active engagement within the association.”
As you will be very aware from recent Government and Media output, the country is experiencing a daily increase in the number of cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) being reported. In response to this country wide health emergency, we at First2HelpYou have drawn up the following response to provide our customers with information regarding our Service Continuity Plans and we would like to inform all our customers that First2HelpYou are operating ‘business as usual’.(more…)
It has been a busy start to a new year and a new decade, so without any further ado, here is the First2HelpYou Monthly Safety And Security Round Up For January 2020.(more…)
There doesn’t seem to be a day that goes by without news of yet another data breach and Tuesday 28th January is Data Privacy Day. With that in mind, we thought that this week we would tell you all about lone worker devices and data protection.(more…)
Employers are legally obliged to carry out a risk assessment if they employ lone workers. But we know that some of the technical terms and jargon can be a little off-putting. So, we have put together this handy guide on how to do a lone worker risk assessment.(more…)
It is a brand-new decade and you may be thinking of expanding your business or making work more flexible for your employees. One way of doing this is by lone working and we can tell you all you need to know about a lone worker solution for the new year.(more…)
Lone working at Christmas can be a particularly busy and stressful experience and Mad Friday is the busiest day of them all. Let’s look at the best ways of staying safe with a lone worker device on Mad Friday.(more…)