As part of our commitment to continually improve our service and to help our clients meet their legal obligations, we continue to update the Legal Registers on our website and provide free quarterly legal compliance updates to anyone who subscribes. The purpose of these updates is to ensure you stay up to date with any changes in your legal compliance obligations, our updates can also be kept and can be used as evidence that your business is staying up to date with any changes in the legislation, this can be very helpful at audit time.
An Act of Parliament in the UK that requires that employers carry insurance against the personal injury of their employees.
Employers' liability insurance will enable you to meet the cost of compensation for your employees' injuries or illness whether they are caused on or off site. However, any injuries and illness relating to motor accidents that occur while your employees are working for you may be covered separately by your motor insurance. The organisation must use an authorised insurer.
most public organisations including government departments and agencies, local authorities, police authorities and nationalised industries; health service bodies, including National Health Service trusts, health authorities, primary care trusts and Scottish health boards; some other organisations which are financed through public funds, such as passenger transport executives and magistrates' courts committees; family businesses, ie if all of your employees are closely related to you (as husband, wife, civil partner, father, mother, grandfather, grandmother, stepfather, stepmother, son, daughter, grandson, granddaughter, stepson, stepdaughter, brother, sister, half-brother or half-sister).
However, this exemption does not apply to family businesses which are incorporated as limited companies ;companies employing only their owner where that employee also owns 50% or more of the issued share capital in the company .
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Including our quarterly legal compliance updates that are a great resource for evidence for your ISO audits.