Monthly Archives: September 2018

Sub-contractor or Employee? An insurance perspective

Most construction work these days is completed via the use of sub-contractors.  One reason for this is that it is not economical to have permanent staff and so workers are brought in on a temporary basis when required for a job.  It could also be specific specialism is required and so a specialist contractor would […]

Are your risk assessments up to the job?

Are your machinery risk assessments adequate? Failure to carry out suitable and sufficient risk assessment can place your employees at risk of harm and leave your company vulnerable to prosecution. Risk assessments are a legal requirement introduced by the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations. As well as being a legal requirement they […]