Top companies challenged to reduce sick bill

first_imgThe Health and Safety Commission and the Government have challengedBritain’s top 350 companies to take the lead in bringing down the country’sannual £14-to-£18bn bill caused by injuries and ill health at work. HSC chairman Bill Callaghan and Environment Minister Michael Meacher haveissued a direct appeal to some of the biggest names in British industry to setambitious and achievable targets for improving their companies’ health andsafety performance. They have called on companies to include their health and safety performancein their next annual report, and each year thereafter. They also want firms to report back by the end of May 2001 on what progresshas been made. The HSC has also issued guidance on the criteria and methods companies mightuse to report annually on their health and safety record and achievements. Mr Callaghan said: “Every year the British economy loses billionsbecause some employers have failed to meet their health and safety responsibilities.” Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Article Related posts:No related photos. Top companies challenged to reduce sick billOn 1 May 2001 in Personnel Todaylast_img read more

Remaining Lion King performances at The Morris canceled

first_img Twitter Remaining Lion King performances at The Morris canceled Facebook CoronavirusIndianaLocalNews Twitter Google+ WhatsApp WhatsApp Pinterest Pinterest Google+ (Photo supplied/The Lion King/Disney) The remaining performances of Disney’s “The Lion King” at The Morris Performing Arts Center in South Bend have been canceled.The following information was sent to 95.3 MNC from the Broadway Theatre League:South Bend, IN – March 30, 2020 – In light of the ongoing State of Emergency due to the COVID-19 outbreak and the mandate of Governor Eric J. Holcomb to cancel or postpone gatherings of 10+ people in Indiana for the foreseeable future, all remaining performances of Disney’s THE LION KING at The Morris Performing Arts Center have been canceled.If you are a Season Member, please look for an email in the coming days with your options.  If you are not a Season Member you will be automatically refunded your ticket purchase. Please allow for up to 60 days for the credit to appear on your account. Contact your original point of purchase for more information regarding refunds.Thank you for your patience and continued support. By Jon Zimney – March 30, 2020 0 250 Facebook Previous articleSome non-violent offenders being released from the St. Joseph County JailNext articleTwo recovering from shooting late Sunday night in South Bend Jon ZimneyJon Zimney is the News and Programming Director for News/Talk 95.3 Michiana’s News Channel and host of the Fries With That podcast. Follow him on Twitter @jzimney.last_img read more

Netflix, Disney+ Hotstar, Prime Video Will Now Be Regulated by the Government

first_imgJavadekar has been citing the need for regulation for a while now, having brought up the government-imposed censorship environment of countries such as China and Singapore in a meeting with representatives of streaming services back in March. – Advertisement – Now, the President of India Ram Nath Kovind signed into law a new amendment [PDF] to the Government of India (Allocation of Business) Rules 1961 on November 9, which adds the two following lines to the purview of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting:VA. Digital / Online Media22A. Films and Audio-Visual programmes made available by online content providers.22B. News and current affairs content on online platforms.These additions will come after “V. Films” section in the Government of India (Allocation of Business) Rules 1961 [PDF, page 98]. Online content providers and online news platforms now sit alongside cable television, All India Radio, and Doordarshan as entities that fall under I&B’s regulatory framework.Just over two weeks ago, I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar had hinted that the government could regulate online platforms. Speaking to The Indian Express, he said: “I have called them twice to talk about a credible self-regulation method, but they have not come up with a proposal.”- Advertisement –center_img Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and Disney+ Hotstar are now going to be under regulation by the government. The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting now has jurisdiction over online content providers (such as the aforementioned three streaming services) and online news platforms, a cabinet secretariat notification dated Monday states. Until now, there was no government body that regulated the content of digital media platforms, and this is something that the Information and Broadcasting minister has previously said was required.Other forms of content are regulated by bodies like the Press Council of India, the News Broadcasters Association, the Advertising Standards Council of India, and the Central Board of Film Certification.- Advertisement –last_img read more