Practice Notes: Health & Safety

High time for reform of bereavement damages

An uncertain political landscape should be no excuse to relent on the campaign for a modern law aimed at compensating those families members left behind, a

27 Jun 2017

Getting to grips with the economics of health and safety

The courts are continuing to issue heavy fines to ensure penalties have a real financial impact on offenders, writes Aliso

26 Jun 2017

Fee for intervention scheme still needs improvement

The HSE consultation on resolving cost recovery disputes does little to satisfy lawyers’ complaints about lack of impartiality, write Richard Crockford and

20 Jun 2017

What effect will Brexit have on health and safety?

Annabel Chadwick explains how several factors may impact the future of UK health and safet

28 Mar 2017

The case for compulsory public liability insurance

It is time to protect customers of public-facing businesses which both serve and profit from the public at large, argues Ros

14 Mar 2017

Health and safety revolution?

Ross Whalley considers the Health and Safety Executive’s new sentencing guidelines nine months on from thei

29 Nov 2016

How a Tasmanian court applied a UK ruling on future care costs

A landmark case could set the precedent for UK citizens claiming overseas, explains Pete

17 Aug 2016

Arguing the ‘serious and imminent danger’ of Zika

Lavinia Randall considers whether an employer can require their staff to travel to an area affected by the Zik

17 Aug 2016

The end of in loco parentis in negligence

The courts now have a degree of flexibility to apply to the facts of a case, writes Michae

17 Aug 2016

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