Tag Archives: Legal liability
In Kennedy -v- Cordia Services LLP  UKSC 6 the Supreme Court allowed the appellant’s appeal. The case related to Scottish law, however the principles are of general application. It raises interesting issues as to the relevance of “It follows that the employer’s duty is no longer confined to taking such precautions as are […]
IS THE ABOLITION OF BREACH OF STATUTORY DUTY IN THE ERRA LAWFUL: APIL HAVE LODGED A COMPLAINT WITH THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION
It is unlikely that many cases relating to “breach of statutory duty” have been considered after the ERRA (largely) abolished the concept in October last year. However the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers have lodged a complaint with the European Commission. Which has past the first hurdle and which is being considered by the European […]
The Health and Safety Executive have given notice that sentencing powers are being increased for health and safety violations and penalties will be increased. More cases will be heard in the Magistrates’ Courts as a result of the review that took place on the 16th January.