Posts Tagged: Employers Liability

Sitting Is a Silent Killer: Help Employees Avoid Sedentary Risks in the Workplace

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While you might envision a high-risk workplace as one that places employees in frequent hazardous situations—such as handling machinery, dealing with dangerous substances or performing heavy lifting. Recent research revealed that sedentary behaviour (eg sitting for extended periods) is one of the largest culprits of work-related injury and ill-health. Indeed, over 80 per cent of […]

Choosing Employers’ Liability Limits

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Employers’ liability (EL) insurance protects your business from claims of negligence made by employees who have suffered an injury or ill health due to their work. If your business employs workers based in England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland (including offshore installations or associated structures), your business must carry EL cover to avoid substantial fines. […]

How Employee Status Affects Employers Liability Insurance

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As an owner or manager, you have a clear obligation and responsibility to provide your employees with a safe working environment. If you fail to do so, it could result in a current or even former employee filing a claim against you. A successful claim can be costly—not just financially—but also to your organisation’s reputation. […]

6 Ways to Reduce Employers Liability Claims

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In 2015-2016, nearly 700,000 workers suffered an injury whilst on the job, which contributed to 30.4 million lost working days and cost the economy about £14.1 billion, according to the HSE. Because your organisation is required to have employers’ liability cover, you already have cover to help pay compensation if your employees suffer a work-related […]