A decision by the UK government not to implement the controversial ‘Vnuk law’ requiring the compulsory insurance of a wide range of vehicles used on private land has been welcomed by logistics and motor sport organisations.
A new Building Safety Bill in the UK turns the recommendations from Dame Judith Hackitt thorough independent review of building regulations and fire safety into legislation. It will be formally introduced in the House of Commons in 2021, marking four years since the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower that claimed 72 lives.
As the Covid-19 vaccine rollout progresses worldwide, businesses are debating how this will affect the return to the office as well as the health and safety measures that will be required.
The number of containers falling overboard has dramatically increased recently, exposing shipping companies to fines and higher insurance premium. There are multiple factors driving this surge in incidents that need to be addressed.
As a result of increased disruption and a lack of international travel due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the profile of terrorism has been reshaped across the world.
In the past three years (2017-2020), the total number of mental health cases reported by manufacturers in the UK has increased dramatically by 39% compared to 2014-2017, and the number of working days lost to mental health issues has almost doubled, according to UK’s Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE’s) 2020 annual statistics.
Lockton, in association with DAC Beachcroft, recently held a webinar on vulnerable road users and what it can mean for you and your business.
In the last year, the cargo insurance market has faced sharply hardening rates as insurers aimed to boost profitability. However, there is now growing evidence of rate stabilisation.
European governments are setting up Covid-19 cancellation funds to give organisers planning security for events due to take place in the second half of 2021.