According to the National Office of Statistics, there is no single agreed definition of what zero hour contracts are, while gov.uk says that zero hour contracts mean employers can have workers who are on call when they need them – they don’t have to give them work and the employee doesn’t have to do work when asked. Zero hour workers are entitled to statutory annual leave and the National Minimum Wage in the same way as regular workers.
Research has found that disengaged employees can cost an organisation approximately £2,500 for every £7,500 in annual salary. Simply put, companies with disengaged staff are less profitable than businesses with engaged employees.
From identifying and attracting the right talent to negotiating terms, finding the right recruitment agency to support your hiring process can relieve a huge amount of pressure and time.
Warehouses can be potentially dangerous places if correct health and safety procedures aren’t followed and common sense isn’t used. While it is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the safe running of the warehouse, every member of staff working on the floor play a part in making sure their working environment is safe and procedures are followed.
Here are a few safety dos and don’ts to help you while working in a warehouse.