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I'm having some issues with a new employee, he has been with me for 1 month. Everything was going well and I eased him in, however the last 2 weeks haven't been good. He arrived in on week 3 (monday) asking for a couple of hours off to take his son…

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Andrew Allen replied to Stuart @ Eco Garden Maintenance's discussion Pellenc five years on
"I have not side stepped battery production; I have not said they are not harming the environment; it is a question of relativity compared with alternative sources of energy or fuel. As you can see I am also a pragmatist and make compromises; if I wa…"
2 minutes ago
Gary RK replied to Stuart @ Eco Garden Maintenance's discussion Pellenc five years on
"Yes, as an employer, we legally have to be aware of HAVS and take due care of our employees. HSE offers guidelines with manufacturers providing their own HAVS data. If you hire gear they are also typically HAVS colour coded"
38 minutes ago
Andrew Allen replied to Stuart @ Eco Garden Maintenance's discussion Pellenc five years on
"http://www.hse.gov.uk/vibration/hav/readyreckoner.htm
Some manufacturers state m/s measurements."
7 hours ago
Andrew Allen replied to Stuart @ Eco Garden Maintenance's discussion Pellenc five years on
"Recumbent trike which I fitted with e-assist, with a 2.44m long homemade trailer (I made an aluminium box section substructure with an alupanel base and sides). Largest tool I carry is a 10-12 foot 3 leg adjustable henchman tripod.
It's not ideal bu…"
7 hours ago
Andrew Allen replied to Stuart @ Eco Garden Maintenance's discussion Pellenc five years on
"I am aware of the Amnesty and Tesla articles you highlighted. I have not stated that batteries are a neutral product, however if dealt with due care and separated into constituent parts, they can be recycled. They are a potential hazard, emissions f…"
7 hours ago
Andrew Watts replied to Green Girl Garden Care's discussion Four more bank holidays
"I think we have a good political system overall, and the MPs are in the main good people who go into it to make a big difference. To do that, they need to either be in power or hold the government to account in opposition. I think most Labour MPs be…"
9 hours ago
Gary RK replied to Green Girl Garden Care's discussion Four more bank holidays
"Me too ! Every 7 or so years it's nice to get your birthday off... nothing like self-interest :)"
9 hours ago
Green Girl Garden Care replied to Green Girl Garden Care's discussion Four more bank holidays
"Very good point well made. If I had to choose between May and Corbyn it would be Corbyn without doubt despite my original post."
9 hours ago
Gary RK replied to Green Girl Garden Care's discussion Four more bank holidays
"As the Labour Party leader, he appears to lack support in his own party and in Polls, with many feeling he is not a Leader or possesses the skills to lead a Government as seen with his PMQ's responses.....
"Government" does not work unless there are…"
9 hours ago
Green Girl Garden Care replied to Green Girl Garden Care's discussion Four more bank holidays
"No let's keep that one. It's my birthday!"
9 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to Green Girl Garden Care's discussion Four more bank holidays
"Many firms pay low wages, employees then receive state benefits to top up the low wages as they cannot support their families without help from taxpayers. If the minimum wage is increased it would reduce the burden on taxpayers who are effectively s…"
9 hours ago
Jon Ward replied to Green Girl Garden Care's discussion Four more bank holidays
"That is where we will have to disagree that in my opinion does make a good politician. I want a politician with this attributes making decisions that effect my life"
9 hours ago
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