Posts tagged “Health and Safety”

Judge condemns private cosmetic surgery clinic

February 11th, 2011
Judge condemns private cosmetic surgery clinic

The plastic surgery in question is based in Rotherham. It was accused of a series of failings that could have had serious consequences for its patients. The judgement was made by Nancy Hillier, the judge in the Health, Education and Social Care Tribunal. She said: “[inspections had revealed] significant and extensive breaches of the relevant […]

Cameron plans to clamp down on ‘compensation culture’

October 15th, 2010
Cameron plans to clamp down on ‘compensation culture’

David Cameron has promised to clamp down on the ‘compensation culture’ and instead create an effective health and safety system, which treats “adults like adults.” Cameron made the comments in a foreword to a health and safety review, which is due to be carried out by Lord Young, a former Conservative minister. He said that […]

Controversial laws to possibly change

October 4th, 2010
Controversial laws to possibly change

Government plans could soon see town halls facing huge compensation payouts if they ban events on health and safety grounds. Teachers, for example, could be given assurances that they wouldn’t be liable for minor mishaps which they experience such as taking their pupils on school trips or helping out at after-hour clubs. Former Conservative Cabinet […]

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