When An Employee Dies at Work

When an employee dies, it naturally causes high levels of stress amongst the staff and there is obvious disruption to the workplace so it is necessary to have an appropriate strategy in place to deal with this issue should it arise. There are many practical issues to tackle such as informing staff and possibly the […]

Easy Guide to the New Pension Rules 2015

From April 2015 the rules relating to the use of your pension changed. If you are aged 55 or over, you are now able to access and use your pension pot in any way you wish. This is to provide you with more flexibility and choice about how your pension is used, and hopefully encourage […]

Corporate Manslaughter

Corporate manslaughter is a crime that can be committed by a company in relation to a work-related death. This is called corporate homicide in Scotland. The offence was created to rectify the problem identified by a 17th century English judge that “Companies have a soul to damn, but no body to kick”. The Corporate Manslaughter […]