Risk Management

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Directors risks for Property Owners

If you are a director of a residential management company or a landlord, then it’s likely you will have numerous legal obligations that must be adhered to when letting your…

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Hidden business risks and how to avoid them

Not all risks are equal. Some business risks are more apparent. Protecting against things like property loss is more obvious and easy to swallow. But the hidden costs that could…

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Foundry fined after a worker suffered serious burns

Bradford Crown Court heard how an employee of the foundry suffered burns after working with isopropanol and a paint-like solution. The bucket containing the solution caught fire, which set light to…

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ICO prosecutes former company employee for unlawfully obtaining client data

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has prosecuted an employee who transferred information about company clients before moving to a new job. The employee sent client details to his personal email…

Company found liable for workers kept in modern slavery

In the first case where a UK company has been found liable under the civil law for victims of trafficking a Gangmaster company has been ordered to pay compensation to…

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Stronger penalties for Environmental breaches

A recent Crown Court decision has highlighted the potential consequences of breaching environmental legislation, when a builder was prosecuted for illegally dumping and burning waste. The builder in question was…

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Reduce construction risks and injuries with these health and safety tips

In an industry where working at height, with tools, electricity etc. is the norm; there is no denying the health and safety risks inherent in construction. On a daily basis,…

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Implications of leaving the EU

Following the vote to leave the EU and the subsequent market volatility we are in uncharted territory.  No state has left the EU before and Article 50 has never been…

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Employment law post BREXIT, what does the future hold?

Thursday 23rd June 2016 saw Britain chose to leave the EU in a historic vote, which is predicted to have lasting consequences. A period of uncertainty is likely but Britain…

Are you prepared if disaster strikes?

Unfortunately, it’s usually the big disasters that come with the least warning. With many businesses being unprepared for such an event, it’s those that are forced to suspend operations due…