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Retainer Services

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:

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 and Safety OR Employment Law Conditions Retainer Service:

Option 2 - Membership for both Health and Safety AND Employment Law Conditions Retainer Service:

* 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
  • Safety Audits/Site Inspections
  • Accident Investigations
  • Fire Precautions/Planning/Risk Assessments
  • First Aid Training/Advice
  • Plant & Tool Training/Advice on Inspection/Maintenance
  • Full Risk Management Package inc. General Risk COSHH.
  • Manual Handling, Noise,PPE, DSE Assessments.
  • Writing of Contracts of Employment
  • Writing of Company Rulebook
  • Discipline & Grievance Procedures
  • Stress Management
  • Equality and Diversity Procedures
  • Avoiding Discrimination in the Workplace

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:

Chris Chamberlain, Operations

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