Knowing your rights – What to do if you’re hurt at work

Knowing your rights – What to do if you’re hurt at work

It’s the situation that we all dread at work – when you get hurt and are forced to spend weeks, maybe even months, away from the job.

Advances in health and safety legislation over the last 100 years have made workplaces so much safer for employers and employees, but accidents can happen. Whether in docile white-collar environments like offices or busier warehouses and industrial areas where conventional mishaps are more common, injuries can strike at any time.

In this sticky situation, what are your rights? What can you do if you’re hurt at work?

Stay calm

Whether you’ve hurt your …

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How to Prevent an Accident at Work from Beating you

How to Prevent an Accident at Work from Beating you

It’s amazing how one accident – one injury – can completely change your life. Good health is something we all take for granted, and if you’ve been caused to suffer because of a negligent workplace injury, this can affect your employment in more ways than one. Financially, physically, and emotionally, this is going to be a challenging time for you. Here’s how to fight back:

Handling Your Finances

It’s amazing how the money problems start to build-up. Days missed off work, medical treatments, additional travel and spending costs…on and on. In more serious cases, you may need to hire a …

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Defined Contribution: too important to be a gamble [Infographic]

Defined Contribution: too important to be a gamble [Infographic]

As Defined Contribution continues to grow, employers and pension scheme trustees will need to demonstrate that they are looking after the interests of their employees and scheme members, following best practices and mitigating the risks.

For more information about pensions please visit Baker Tilly’s Pensions page.…

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What do I need to know about conveyancing?

What do I need to know about conveyancing?

Conveyancing is the legal term given to the process of buying and selling a house or transferring ownership of a property. Buying your first home or moving house can be an exciting time but it can also be incredibly stressful. Some people are happy to let the professionals deal with everything and guide them through every step.

You certainly need the best advice and a team like the experts at Co-Op conveyancing services will explain everything as you go along. Having a basic understanding of the processes involved before you start can give you an idea of what to expect …

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Health and Safety Protocols for Workplaces

Health and Safety Protocols for Workplaces

Health and Safety Protocols for Workplaces

Today’s working environments are far safer than they have ever been. Whether you go to work in a factory, an office or out in the open, every employer has to conform to a set of rules and regulations aimed at making sure you are protected as much as possible as you go about your daily duties.

However, accidents can never be totally eradicated because, by their very nature, they are unpredictable and often caused by human error – which is unpreventable.

If you are involved in an incident at work that is not your …

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