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Prospect news updates about health and safety issues

Political inertia might be putting the safety of staff in the Palace of Westminster at risk, Prospect has warned.

A Future for UK Aviation sets out the key areas that need to be considered to ensure safety and resilience across the sector and prevent a race to the bottom post-Brexit

In December, the government published a white paper setting out a 10 year strategy to reform the employment prospects for disabled people and those with long term health conditions. It follows a 15 week green paper consultation which closed last February.

October saw the publication of a wide-ranging independent review of mental health at work, which found that hundreds of thousands of people with mental health conditions lose their jobs each year and recommended new standards to decrease this number.