'Tribunals need a more radical overhaul.'
- HR backs plans for employees to foot bill for failed tribunal claims. Gilbert, Helen // Personnel Today;11/11/2008, p4
The article reports that leading human resource directors have backed a British government proposal suggesting that staff who lose tribunal claims should be forced to pay their employer's costs. Helen Giles, HR director at homelessness charity Broadway, welcomed the recommendation. She said that...
- Firm liable for contractor's staff. // People Management;May2014, p17
The article reports on the ruling of the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) of Great Britain that logistics company Qlog is liable for the drivers of its contractor, Ribble Packaging, under Tupe law.
- Fund will aid uninsured workers. Paton, Nic // Occupational Health;Mar2010, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p6
The article focuses on the possible establishment of Employers' Liability Bureau to help those uninsured employees in the Great Britain.
- Responsible theft. // Credit Management;Feb2011, p38
The article focuses on the response of the Court of Appeal on the Brink's Global Services Inc. and others v. Igrox Ltd., which results to the dismissal of the case while considering the liability of the employer on the employee's wrongful act connected with the employment in Great Britain.
- 'Soft' H&S enforcement criticised. // RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal;Jul2008, Vol. 38 Issue 7, p3
The article discusses the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies' criticism of weakened enforcement standards for workplace injuries and deaths in Great Britain. The organization reports that enforcement bodies such as the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have failed to investigate and prosecute...
- Chemical risks ignored. // RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal;Jul2008, Vol. 38 Issue 7, p6
The article reports that Parmeko PLC has been fined by Leicester Magistrates Court in England after a worker was burned whilst working with acetone. According to Great Britain's Health & Safety Executive (HSE), the worker, Naran Hirani, had not received sufficient training for safe handling of...
- ELCI changes to go ahead. // RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal;Aug2008, Vol. 38 Issue 8, p11
The article reports that Great Britain has plans to change the guidelines of the Employers' Liability Regulations 1998, which stipulated that companies keep employer's liability insurance records for 40 years. The regulations were initially designed to ensure that the insurers responsible for...
- Corporate Manslaughter Act comes into force. // Occupational Health;May2008, Vol. 60 Issue 5, p6
The article unveils the British government's Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act. The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents warned that, while individuals will not be liable under the law, the behaviour of those in senior positions will be scrutinised more closely. The...
- Aviva warns charging ban fails to tackle 'back-door' payments. Holt, Natalie // Money Marketing (Online Edition);7/4/2013, p31
The article discusses the draft rules laid out by Great Britain Pensions Minister Steve Webb to implement the ban on consultancy charges for automatic-enrolment (auto- enrolment). Based on the draft rules, the schemes that allow amounts to be deducted from a member's pension pot will not be...