Complying with Health & Safety legislation & Employment Law is a continuous requirement for all employers
Mercia offer the services of qualified professionals at a fraction of the price of recruiting your own staff
How the Service Operates
Subscribers will have a telephone link with Mercia and should receive an immediate answer to queries. If the advice needs the individual attention of one of our consultants or safety specialists this will be provided on a confidential basis.
As members of the Mercia Retainer Service you will be entitled to the following:
Preparation of a Safety Policy or review of your existing Policy (including free site survey & report) or review of your Contracts of Employment.
Annual review and updating of your Safety Policy
Reporting of accidents to the Health & Safety Executive
Use of our name to assure customers you receive professional advice
Advice on Health & Safety issues Advice on Employment Conditions & Contracts
Advice on Discipline, Redundancy and Equal Opportunities & Discrimination
Quarterly Advice Line newsletter
Telephone advice line available 0900 to 1700 hours Monday-Friday
Advice Line News
To ensure companies are aware of the latest developments in Employment, Safety Law & Training issues, Mercia produces a quarterly newsletter for members.
A company may choose either of the following services:
Option 1 Membership for Health & Safety or Employment Law Conditions. Monthly membership * fee is £99.00 + vat paid by standing order, or yearly at £1089.00 + vat paid by cheque or card in advance.
Option 2 Membership for both services Monthly membership * fee is £175.00 + vat paid by standing order, or yearly £1925.00 + vat by cheque or card.
* Minimum periods of membership apply.
Note: Additional services can be provided at a price agreed with the client, as and when needed, as detailed below:
Provision of accredited Health & Safety training Writing of Contracts of Employment
Safety Audits/Site Inspections Writing of Company Rulebook
Accident Investigations Discipline & Grievance Procedures
Fire Precautions/Planning/Risk Assessments Stress Management
First Aid Training/Advice Equality and Diversity Procedures
Plant & Tool Training/Advice on Inspection/Maintenance Avoiding Discrimination in the Workplace
Full Risk Management Package inc. General Risk COSHH,.
Manual Handling, Noise,PPE, DSE Assessments.
IPU LTD. Mercia have provided us with excellent training courses, run by very competent trainers who "know their stuff". Mercia audit us on an annual basis, the reports are clear and concise, leading to a clear path to any required improvements. They are always on hand to give us H&S advise without the dictatorial attitudes that sometimes can be found in H &S circles.
STARCO LTD> We use Mercia to assist us with Health and Safety Management. They are always extremely helpful , quick to respond, and very flexible to our needs as a company They adapt their service to the individual job in hand and always assist you with the smallest of queries.I can say its a pleasure to work with them and would recommend their services to anyone.
COVENTRY CYRENIANS> We are a charity working with the homeless in Coventry and Warwickshire.We have worked with Mercia for nearly 10 years, they provide us with advise and guidance on all aspects of Health and Safety practises. A very useful aspect of our relationship is the regular site visits that they undertake to ensure our business and residential premises are meeting the relevant standards required.
For more information please contact:
Jenni Spencer, Operations