health and safety round up

Accidents will happen but employers are often left exposed to prosecution as a result of failing to take steps to provide a safe working environment with a view to minimising risk. It is vital for employers to be aware of the need to comply with health and safety regulations and to apply required procedures on…

employee or self-employed?

The tension and frequent confusion which results from different perceptions of whether workers are employed or self-employed from tax and employment law perspectives has kept the courts busy for many years. The latest foray into this problematic topic by the Court of Appeal is in the interesting and significant case of Autoclenz Limited -v- Belcher.…