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HEALTH AND SAFETY

HSE guidance: first aid and defibrillators

HEALTH & SAFETY

Health surveillance and record keeping

In certain circumstances businesses have a legal duty to place members of staff under health surveillance. When does this requirement apply and what records must you maintain? More...

OCCUPIERS’ LIABILITY

Occupiers’ liability: (un)reasonable actions?

Recently, there have been a number of cases involving people who have been seriously injured whilst on someone else’s property. So what’s the current legal position and how can the directors protect the company? More...

HEALTH AND SAFETY

Health and safety regulations updated

You’ve heard there have been recent changes to health and safety regulations, and as a director you’re responsible for ensuring your company complies with these. What are the changes and when did they come into force? More...

HEALTH AND SAFETY

Risk assessments - actions speak louder than words

In a recent case involving a breach of health and safety rules, a company was hit with a hefty fine for not remedying a risk it had identified. What steps can you take to avoid getting caught in the same trap? More...

HEALTH AND SAFETY

Health and safety inspections could be expensive

The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has outlined plans to recover the cost of its inspectors’ time from companies that are found to have breached the law. What could this mean for you and your fellow directors? More...

DIRECTORS’ LIABILITY

Directors’ response to workplace accidents

Inspectors from the Health and Safety Executive, Environment Agency and police have a wide range of powers to investigate workplace accidents. So in this worst case scenario, how should the directors react to a formal investigation? More...

HEALTH AND SAFETY

Must staff sign risk assessments?

The company has invested time and money training a member of staff to conduct workplace risk assessments. Trouble is, due to concerns about personal liability, he’s now refusing to sign them. What’s the legal position? More...

HEALTH AND SAFETY

£60k personal fine plus costs for director

PERSONNEL

Injured at client’s home - who pays?

Workplace accidents can and do happen. But what if an employee slips over and is hurt whilst visiting a client’s premises? Will it be you as the company director, your member of staff, or the client who is responsible for their injury? More...
Last updated: 14.12.2018

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