In this months edition of E-Legal, Head of Business Services John Noctor highlights the legal issues around brand management, Solicitor James Johnston gives an overview of health and safety enforcement, fines and prosecutions and leases guru Tony Lake shares practical advice on break clauses.
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Health and safety solicitor James Johnston gives an overview of health and safety enforcement, fines and prosecutions.
It is inevitable that organisers of any coutryside pursuit, be that hunts, point to point or shoots, must nowadays face the thorny issue of public liability, and who will be responsible should there be damage to person or property.
Statistics published by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) show that the number of people in Britain injured and made unwell at work has continued to fall.
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The Health & Safety Executive is currently consulting on a plan to charge businesses for inspections.
A Wigan manufacturer was fined more than £10,000 after a drilling machine accident.
Last year’s Government-commissioned report on health and safety legislation in the UK – Common Sense, Common Safety – recommended a new professional qualification requirement for all health and safety consultants, so that they are accredited by a professional body.
A government review of health and safety laws has found that straightforward legislation designed to protect people from major hazards has been extended inappropriately to cover every walk of life, no matter how low risk.
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