Christmas Money Saving Tips

Christmas Money Saving Tips Don’t plan the perfect Christmas – first work out what you can afford Before you start planning, consider this: many list every lusted-for item, gifts for all, and a corking meal, then only afterwards consider: “How will I pay for it?” That’s a recipe to be broke. Instead, calculate your budget […]

Christmas leftovers recipe ideas

Turkey leftovers Turkey and Chickpea Coconut Curry Leftover poultry such as turkey, goose, chicken or duck can be used in a variety of ways, from sandwiches and stir fries to soups and salads. This spiced turkey curry uses up leftover turkey and vegetables. Any green vegetables like broccoli, french beans and peas can be added […]

Wrapping up for Christmas

Wrapping up for Christmas The festive break is just round the corner and may be thinking “How am I going to get everything done?” Not just in terms of personal stuff, but also sorting things out at work. Hopefully you’ll have some time off, but this can bring its own challenges. Whilst it’s meant to […]

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Lung Cancer Awareness Month 10,000 people are diagnosed with lung disease every week Somebody dies from lung disease in the UK every 5 minutes. For advice and support call the British Lung Foundation 03000 030 555 Tobacco smoke contains over 5,000 chemicals including tar and nicotine. Smokers smoke for the nicotine but are harmed by […]

Sugars: Learn More, Eat Less

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New failure to attend process

New failure to attend process From September the Occupational Health and Wellbeing Unit will be introducing a new failure to attend process for those who fail to attend their health surveillance appointments .The details are outlined below for your reference. The main change is that we are reminding managers that if the employee fails to […]

Reporting an incident of Violence & Aggression

The Authority has a responsibility to deliver a wide range of public facing services which requires employees to work directly with members of the public, clients and pupils. Many people use the services at times of stress and some people can display uncharacteristic aggressive behaviour which can sometimes escalate into a violence and aggression (V&A) […]

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Increased Safety measures

Safety measures being introduced at council sites The Council is introducing a number of safety measures following the UK government’s decision to raise the National Threat Level to Critical. Officers are taking direction from South Wales Police and the Welsh Extremism and Counter Terrorism Unit (WECTU) to review security at our sites. As a result, […]