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What HSE inspectors are looking for in 2017!

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In our latest brief Thomas Carroll Management Services highlight what HSE inspectors are looking for in 2017. In order to improve work related injuries and fatalities, Local Authority and HSE inspectors have been tasked with focusing on the following priority … Continue reading

Director Imprisoned after Young Worker Suffers Burns

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In our latest brief Thomas Carroll Management Services highlight how a director of a construction company has been imprisoned for eight months after failing to take appropriate action, resulting in a young worker receiving serious burns. Cardiff Crown Court heard the young worker was instructed … Continue reading

Thomas Carroll Employment Law Sponsor Wales HR Awards

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The first of its kind in Wales, the employment law team here at Thomas Carroll are proud to sponsor the drinks reception at the Wales HR Awards. The event takes place on Thursday 23rd March, SWALEC Stadium. Created by Wales … Continue reading

19 health and safety fines over £1 million

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Fines for health and safety incidents have increased substantially in the past year, with some of the biggest brands in business having to pay millions of pounds for failing to control serious risks to employees and the public. The stats … Continue reading

Health, Safety and Employment Law Update

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Not All Festive Cheer at the Christmas Party In the recent case of Bellman v Northampton Recruitment Ltd, the High Court has held that a company was not vicariously liable for the assault by one of its directors on an … Continue reading

Flood Alert: Top Tips to Prepare and Manage Floods

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Thomas Carroll Claims  offer simple tips to protect and manage your home and business property against flood damage. There are 12 flood alerts for Wales and many areas of the UK are already under water. You need to prepare for … Continue reading

6 Top Tips for Spotting and Managing Stress at Work

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It’s National Stress Awareness Day and in this article we offer employers and employees top tips on how to spot early signs of stress and improve workplace stress. The way we deal with stress varies from person to person and … Continue reading

Increase in Workplace Fatalities

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In our latest brief Thomas Carroll Management Services discuss how the latest figures published by the HSE reveal that 144 people were killed at work in 2015/2016 – a 1.4% increase on the 142 killed in the previous year. Fatal accidents … Continue reading

Health, Safety and Employment Law Update

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Voluntary overtime should be included in calculation of statutory holiday pay In the recent case of Brettle v Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council, the Employment Tribunal held that voluntary overtime should be included in the calculation of statutory holiday pay. Previous … Continue reading

Health, Safety and Employment Law update

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Safety Schemes in Procurement – we can help!  What is it? Safety Schemes in Procurement (SSIP), which is supported by the Health and Safety Executive and includes CHAS, Alcumus Safe Contractor, Constructionline, Acclaim, Safemark, Exor and SMAS is the umbrella … Continue reading

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