Homeworking: A guide to employer responsibilities for health and safety

According to the TUC, in 2014 the number of people who reported that they usually work from home reached four million for the first time – an increase of 62,000 over the course of 2013 to 2014. In this special report, we look at what employers need to do in order to ensure the health... 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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