The rights of employees are an important
consideration in any insolvency situation and balancing these rights against
the needs of creditors generally is not always straightforward.
In this webinar we will recap on employee entitlements and the importance of factoring these into the advice provided to directors of insolvent businesses.
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The Heath & Safety at Work Act 1974 sets out the broad health and safety duties which may apply in a workplace and the enforcement regime to ensure these are properly discharged. It is supported by over 600 subordinate regulations.
Much of the legislation is backed by criminal sanction against and it is particularly important for IPs to ensure that they are not becoming subject to additional duties through their conduct or that of their employees.Available 25 September 2020
this session we will outline the more common and "reasonably
foreseeable" risks, and consider the potential consequences for the IP and
the insolvent estate. We will also consider the role of the Environment Agency.