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first_imgNewsOn 1 Apr 2001 in Personnel Today Related posts:No related photos. Comments are closed. This months news Breathe easy The British Lung Foundation has launched two leaflets to promote the work ofits Breathe Easy Club, which provides support and information for people withlung disease.  Breathe Easy For HealthProfessionals and Breathe Easy are available from 78 Hatton Garden, London,EC1N 8LD, or via [email protected] killing Company bosses are worried their directors will quit if the Government goesahead with plans to introduce a “corporate killing” law. A study bythe British Safety Council found 40 per cent of those interviewed said theyfeared directors would leave rather than risk heavy fines or imprisonment.Under the Home Office plan named directors should be held responsible forhealth and safety and be made criminally liable for deaths caused throughneglect. Improved conditions for pregnant women The DfEE has joined four other organisations to be awarded entry to thePregnancy Accreditation Programme of children’s charity Tommy’s Campaign. Theprogramme aims to improve conditions for pregnant women in the workplace. Theother three firms were Adams Childrenswear, City firm Merrill Lynch, lawyerLinklaters & Alliance and advertising agency HHCL. Previous Article Next Articlelast_img read more