Cowens Businessguard

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BusinessGuard provides a wide range of crucial services to businesses in the areas of risk management strategies, employment law and legal compliance. Our expertise includes:

  • Health and Safety
  • HR and Employment Law
  • Training
  • Quality Assurance Management
  • Environmental Management

This is an exclusive area of our website from which our Survival Capability and Cowens Xpress clients can obtain meaningful information and download a variety of essential documentation for free.

BusinessGuard offers a suite of valuable tools which include the opportunity to ‘Ask The Expert’, an area where clients can access their own personal library of information, and a self-assessment questionnaire to find out how you can improve safety and compliance.

Cowens BusinessGuard+

Helping businesses with 5 or more employees stay safe and compliant

Of course, as your business grows you may need more support, so Cowens BusinessGuard+ offers all of the benefits of regular BusinessGuard, but with an additional tailor-made package of support built around your exact requirements and number of employees, but just as cost-effective.

Add-on services includes:

  • Health and Safety Audit
  • Risk Assessments
  • Manual Handling Assessments
  • COSHH Assessments
  • Fire Risk Assessments
  • Fire Safety
  • Method Statements
  • Asbestos survey
  • Competent person
  • Noise survey
  • Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS)

The HR package includes the following services:

  • Preparation of new/revised Human Resources Documentation
  • Review of current procedures, followed by preparation of documentation, and maintaining it at regular intervals in order to ensure compliance with the requirements of legislation.
  • Contracts of Employment
  • A detailed Staff Handbook including the following:
  • Discipline and grievance procedures
  • Discrimination (including age, disability, race, religion, sex, and sexual orientation)
  • Employment contracts
  • Family-friendly issues (including maternity and paternity leave)
  • Flexible working policies
  • Holiday pay
  • Performance management (including the appraisal process)
  • Recruitment and selection procedures
  • Redundancy procedures
  • Sickness and absence procedures
  • Employment relations

To find out more about Cowens BusinessGuard or our Cowens BusinessGuard+ packages…

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