The following Practice Management practice note Produced in partnership with Melanie O'Brien of DG Legal provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
For many organisations, it would be prudent to have a policy document that both sets out the overall commitment to health and safety and details the organisation’s objectives and goals. Having a clear and well-thought out health and safety policy can have many benefits.
Some of the specific areas in which a Health and safety policy could help an organisation are outlined in this Practice Note.
For information on the regulatory requirements relating to a health and safety policy, see Practice Note: Health and safety policy—regulatory requirements and for guidance on formulating a policy, see Practice Note: Formulating a health and safety policy and Precedent Policy—health and safety.
A health and safety policy is a document that sets out the organisation’s principles and objectives for ensuring the health and safety of staff and visitors.
A policy can be described as a statement of the organisation’s intent or its ideas and a manner in which it sets out it
**Trials are provided to all LexisPSL and LexisLibrary content, excluding Practice Compliance, Practice Management and Risk and Compliance, subscription packages are tailored to your specific needs. To discuss trialling these LexisPSL services please email customer service via our online form. Free trials are only available to individuals based in the UK. We may terminate this trial at any time or decide not to give a trial, for any reason. Trial includes one question to LexisAsk during the length of the trial.
To view the latest version of this document and thousands of others like it, sign-in to LexisPSL or register for a free trial.
Existing user? Sign-in
Take a free trial
This Practice Note considers the question of when court proceedings can be stayed. It identifies scenarios in which a party may apply for a stay of proceedings, including to allow for: a jurisdictional challenge; arbitration; an attempt to settle; related criminal proceedings; an opportunity to
Fraud by false representationFraud by false representation applies to a broader range of conduct than the offences under the preceding legislation (the Theft Act 1968 (TA 1968)). No gain or loss need actually be made, and no deception need operate on the mind of the deceived for the Fraud Act 2006
This Practice Note examines:•why negative pledge clauses are used in commercial transactions •the consequences of breaching negative pledge provisions•how negative pledges are viewed in the context of security and quasi-security, and•key considerations when drafting a negative pledge clauseWhere
The ‘handling’ offenceHandling stolen goods is an offence that is triable either way.The elements of the offence are:•dishonestly receiving the goods, or•dishonestly undertaking or assisting in their retention, removal, disposal or realisation by or for the benefit of another person, or arranging to
0330 161 1234
To view our latest legal guidance content,sign-in to Lexis®PSL or register for a free trial.