Recent Asbestos Exposure

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has successfully prosecuted two companies after workers were exposed to potentially deadly asbestos fibres. Legal action was taken against Hazelwise Ltd and RH Property Management Ltd after dozens of damaged asbestos boards were...

Parent companies and duty of care:

The recent decision in the Court of Appeal that a parent company owed a duty of care for the health and safety of an employee of a subsidiary has shed further light on the relationship between these corporate entities and their employees.  The case is the first...