A reminder: employer’s liability changes — what they mean for you

By Paul Eccles

Section 69 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 came into effect on 1 October 2013 and is seen by many as the biggest change to the law on employers’ liability for 20 years.

This is nothing new, but we do well to remind ourselves of the anticipated impact.

It is a key part of the current government’s drive to counter the perceived ‘compensation culture’ and to remove some of the red tape and associated costs faced by businesses complying with their health and safety obligations…

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