PPE is an abbreviation that we’re all getting very used to hearing. In all industries, including aviation, the call for personal protective equipment for the workforce has never been more widely heard than in the last few months. As the UK aviation industry attempts to dust itself off from the devastation of the Coronavirus pandemic, […]
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For staff working in airports, safety is paramount. Airports, especially airside areas, are hazardous places and the consequences of poor safety can have a significant impact. When it comes to improving airside safety, is it better to incentivise or punish the workforce? Or adopt a different approach altogether? Using incentives and rewards to improve safety […]
During the Coronavirus crisis, airports may be closed and flights cancelled, but that doesn’t mean staff are doing nothing. In fact, thousands of furloughed airline and airport workers are playing an important role by becoming part of the huge volunteer taskforce assisting in helping to combat the pandemic. Thousands of Virgin and Easyjet staff have […]
The dynamic nature of airports means that contractors, or short-term temporary staff, are commonplace. Whether contractors are employed to scale up the workforce to meet demand in peak periods or increase manpower to help with airport improvements or changes, contractors form part of the overall employment picture at airports. With so many contractors working airside, […]