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Living Wage Employer

Hampton Knight become a Living Wage Employer

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RailTex 2017

RailTex 2017 come and visit us on stand C63 to find out how we can help you.

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New Year New You - Do you have to make drastic changes?

New Year

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5 Simple Tips to Deal with Holiday Stress

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Right? As the weather turns colder and the festive cheer begins so do the many stresses that accompany the Holiday season. Follow our festive tips to stay healthy through winter.

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"MPs urge Government to legalise medical cannabis in the UK" Sky News Article Response

Our response to the Sky Article on MPs urging for the government to leaglise medical Cannabis

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Kent Cummins Power Generation site wins first place for Health and Wellbeing Activity

Hampton Knight has worked to help Cummins Power Generation to include Wellbeing at their Kent location.

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UK Ban on Legal Highs – The Workplace Impact

Laws criminalising the production, distribution, sale and supply of what are otherwise known as new psychoactive substances began at midnight.

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Testing Kits to be offered to University Students

Students given test kits to test their illegal drugs for contamination.

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Workers Get Fit With Workplace Health Project

Hampton Knight has been selected to deliver a three-month project supporting employee health and wellbeing.

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Health and Wellbeing at Work Exhibition

This exhibition and conference is all about improving the health and wellbeing of work-aged people.

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600 Fail Christmas Drink and Drug Drive Tests

More than 500 drivers in Wales failed drink tests in the Christmas crackdown.

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Government scheme supports people with health issues in work

A new £4.7m scheme has been launched, aimed at helping 4,000 people with health problems to stay in work.

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Join us at the CIPD Exhibition 2015

Join us on Stand C34 at Manchester Central on 4-5 November 2015

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Drug deaths in England and Wales reach record levels

More than 3,300 people died from drug poisoning in 2014 in England and Wales.

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Occupational Health Accreditation Achieved

We are delighted to announce that Hampton Knight has received SEQOHS accreditation following our audit earlier this month.

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Lambeth Council Bans Laughing Gas

Lambeth Council in London has become the first in the UK to ban the use of nitrous oxide, or laughing gas, as a recreational drug.

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'Legal highs' linked to a number of prison deaths

It has been reported legal highs have been a factor in prisoner deaths.

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Global rise in new 'legal highs'

UN Office on Drugs and Crime report shows increase in UK deaths from legal highs.

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Call for lower drink-drive limit in England and Wales

The Police Federation has made a statement calling for the drink-drive limit in England and Wales to be cut.

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Britain has the biggest alcohol problem

Britain has the biggest alcohol problem

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Drug-drive Changes Come Into Force

New regulations aimed at stopping people driving while on drugs have come into force in England and Wales

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UK Drug Scene is Complex and Dangerous

The latest DrugScope Street Drug Trend Survey reveals a worrying picture of vulnerable groups in society using an increasingly diverse range of illegal and legal drugs.

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What is aMT?

aMT changes status from a 'legal high' to a Class A drug from 7 January.

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Scotland drink-drive limit now in force

A new law is now in force which makes the legal drink-drive limit in Scotland lower than elsewhere in the UK.

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Ebola Virus Information

Ebola, previously known as Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever, is a rare and deadly disease caused by infection with one of the Ebola virus strains. Ebola can cause disease in humans and nonhuman primates (monkeys, gorillas, and chimpanzees).

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Alcohol Floor Price Under Fire

Government measures to reduce the sale of cheap alcohol have been criticised by health researchers.

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Prioritising Mental Health

Chief Medical Officer, Dame Sally Davies, has spoken out saying that mental health needs to be a greater priority.

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Success at the Great North Run

Hampton Knight leadership team members Chris Wakeham and Joanne Hughes took part in the 2014 BUPA Great North Run on 7th September.

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Ebola Virus Disease

Ebola virus disease is a serious, usually fatal, disease for which there are no licensed treatments or vaccines. But for people living in countries outside Africa, it remains a very low threat.

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Alcoholic drinks should carry health warnings, says parliamentary group

Health warnings on alcoholic drinks should be introduced to combat problem drinking, a parliamentary group says.

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Shift workers 'face type 2 diabetes risk'

Type 2 diabetes is more common in people who work shifts, a large international study suggests.

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Britain is the party drugs capital of the world

Britain is the party drugs capital of the world, claims UN in bombshell report revealing global cocaine and ecstasy hotspots

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Khat is now a Class C drug

Khat is now a Class C drug.

On 24 June 2014 Khat became a Class C drug which means it is illegal to have or to supply Khat.

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20-minute walk 'beats disability'

  • Yale School of Medicine found walkers quarter less likely to be disabled
  • Daily walking of quarter of a mile kept ageing adults ability to move
  • Researchers encourage people to walk to the shops or around the park

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Celebrities call for drug law change

More than 90 celebrities, politicians, lawyers and health experts have written a letter to the prime minister calling for a review of the government's policy on illegal drugs.

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Cocaine use in Britain so widespread it can be found in our drinking water

  • Traces of cocaine can be found in our drinking water, tests have shown.
  • Inspections of tap water discovered metabolised form of the illegal drug
  • Researchers said the levels were so low they posed no danger to health
  • But they demonstrate how widespread the use of cocaine has become
  • Nearly 700,000 people aged 16 to 59 estimated to take drug every year

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Five foods surprisingly high in sugar

Find out which foods have surprisingly high amounts of sugar added to them.

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How to reduce stress and save money

Find out how to reduce stress and save money within the work place.

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Ketamine now a Class B drug: People caught possessing horse tranquiliser face five years in prison

  • Ketamine, known as Special K, has been made a Class B banned substance
  • Anyone caught possessing drug will be punished with up to five years in jail
  • Horse tranquiliser was used by up to 120,000 people last year, say figures
  • Achieved notoriety when former Co-op boss was caught trying to buy drug
  • Its new Class B status has been accepted by Home Secretary Theresa May

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Khat ban: Why is it being made illegal?

The leafy plant khat, which acts as a stimulant when chewed, is about to become a banned class C drug in the UK. But how big a problem is it and why are ministers making it illegal?

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More students using 'smart drugs' say health advisers

The Home Office has told Newsbeat the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs is to carry out a review of their use.

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NHS guidance on mental health care a ‘step in the right direction’

New NHS guidance for commissioners and GPs.

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One in three adults in England 'on cusp' of diabetes

Find out more information on type-2 diabetes and how a third of the adult population may be at risk.

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Samaritans suicide charity calls in five year high

Money worries are blamed as a key cause of suicidal feelings as the Samaritans in Wales report their highest number of calls for five years.

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Seveso III Directive

Find out how Seveso III Directive will affect you and what you can do to prepare for its implementation.

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Sickness absence returns to higher levels, finds CIPD

After a small decrease in sickness absence last year, average levels are back up to 7.6 days per employee, which is on par with levels in 2010 and 2011.

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Single greatest cause of work-related deaths target of new guidance

Asbestos is the single highest cause of work-related deaths in the UK, find out how to protect yourself and others who may be exposed to asbestos.

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Third of Scots have turned up at work suffering from drink or drugs

Cannabis, cocaine and ecstasy as well as alcohol were the substances most commonly taken. The finding is just one of a number of insights provided by the world's largest drugs survey, involving tens of thousands of people, which has published results for Scotland for the first time today.

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Tomato pill hope for stopping heart disease

Find out how taking a tomato pill a day could help with heart disease.

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Warnings over demand on emergency services during World Cup tournament

Research is mounting around how the consumption of alcohol during previous World Cup tournaments has been associated with significant spikes in the demand for emergency medical treatment and domestic violence.

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Hampton Knight at CIPD 2016

CIPD

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Changes to Blood Pressure Testing Procedure Explained

Changes to Blood Pressure Testing Procedure Explained

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Festive Hours

Information about opening hours.

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Have you ever wondered if you are drinking too much? What to know what your drinking says about you? Try our Alcohol Quiz to find out more by clicking below:


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