Risk Management

Employment Law

Don’t get bogged down by Employment Law

Skilled employees are the backbone of any successful organisation. Like any valuable asset it makes sense to protect them and many regulations have been passed to ensure that every person…

Employment Law

Worker – or self-employed?

Being self-employed is generally considered a great freedom giver. Being your own boss and determining when and who you work for and for how much is pretty much the dream!…

trade credit pensions

Could your customers put you out of business?

When business is booming, and the cash flow is high, the good times really can roll.  Unfortunately, the risk of debtor insolvency has become an inherent part of owning a…

HSE inspection

Half of small projects fail HSE inspections

During 2016, HSE carried out a series of inspections at small refurbishment sites. The intention? To encourage construction firms to adopt and enforce robust health and safety standards.  Inspectors visited…

Workplace health and safety

Workplace safety – Avoid becoming a statistic

According to the latest statistics provided by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), health and safety standards in the workplace have declined slightly and fatal injuries are up 1.4%[1]. Advice…

Philip Ryan

Health & Safety pushed to the fore as UK Sentencing Guidelines start to bite

Recent large criminal fines against businesses convicted of health and safety breaches make it clear Health & Safety Sentencing Guidelines, introduced on 1 February 2016, are starting to bite. Even…

Fire

Fire: Is your business fully prepared?

A fire in the workplace presents huge risks to property and to the health of employees and the public. It can physically damage or destroy buildings, contents and equipment, potentially…

property danger sign

Beware the property death trap

Whether you own and maintain a commercial property or a series of residential properties, there are a number of associated risks such as fire prevention, flood risks, theft etc. One…

Virtual reality

Is virtual reality your business reality?

There was a time when people would put on glasses to see better. Now we can put on glasses to immerse ourselves in new worlds using virtual reality (VR) or…

risk management

Risk manage your way to lower premiums

The world of insurance, business risk, employment law and health & safety is in a constant state of flux. It’s difficult enough running a business. Add in the task of…