Tag Archives: safety

The impact of new HSE Sentencing Guidelines

Health and Safety is a serious matter and the consequences of getting it wrong can be devastating. Despite this, we all know some companies who have ‘gotten away with it’. That said, things might just have changed. Not only has the HSE introduced “Fee for Intervention”, (a charge of £129 per hour for intervention), but […]

Drivers Beware!

Every year there are many deaths and serious injuries on our roads as a result of dangerous and careless driving. Last year there were 1,730 deaths on the roads, equating to 5 deaths per day.  A  further 60 people are seriously injured every day.  Many incidents can be avoided. Whether you drive for pleasure or business, we […]

Managing contractors and the risks they create.

Using contractors is so commonplace that many businesses will appoint and pay contractors with minimal thought going into the process. It’s also safe to say that the decision to hire a contractor is often based on the price of the quotation, location of the contractor and recommendations from contacts. All of these are acceptable factors […]

How to demonstrate that you’re better than the rest.

Insurers work your premiums out based on the information supplied by you and your insurance broker, which creates certain assumptions about the way your business operates. The danger with this approach is that the insurance company may base your premium on their experience of other similar businesses in your industry; they may have been stung […]