Homeworking: A guide to employer responsibilities for health and safety

With the advent of homeworking becoming more prevalent, it's become increasingly important for employers to know what they need to do in order to ensure the health and safety of their employees working at home. The phrase 'working from home' actually covers a wide range of jobs. According to research conducted by the Health and... Continue Reading →

Should the self-employed be exempt from health and safety law?

If you’re self-employed and work alone is it reasonable to suggest that therefore you should be exempt from health and safety law? This is not just a hypothetical question; it’s a proposal from the Löfstedt Review and in this post I’ll examine this seemingly sensible suggestion – and add a note of caution. The Situation... Continue Reading →

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