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Bad Driving: Excessive Speed

The Government agency Highways England states that its aim is to reduce the number of people killed or seriously injured in road accidents by 40% over the next five years. Driving too fast is poor driving. Learner drivers are taught by their instructors whilst taking their driving lessons that speed limits for roads are not target

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Prevention of Accidents to Cleaning Operatives

In October 2015 the national minimum wage for adults increased to £6.70 an hour and for apprentices to £3.30 an hour. However, the Living Wage Foundation advises that the living wage for workers outside London should be £8.25 an hour, to meet the basic cost of living and give people the opportunity to provide for themselves

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New Safety Rules For The Self-Employed

Over the last 20 years, there has been a large increase in the number of people who are self-employed and do not work under a contract of employment for a company or another person. The government, in its drive to encourage business growth and reduce unnecessary red tape, has from 1st October 2015 changed the application

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Travel Anxiety Compensation Claims

It is believed that almost 20% of people who attend hospital for treatment after being involved in a road traffic accident still have a phobic anxiety about travel one year after the accident. People who are in road accidents make compensation claims for the bodily injuries suffered in the accident, such as whiplash injuries, fractured

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Fork Lift Truck Safety

Accident statistics provided by the government’s Health & Safety Executive (HSE) show that forklift trucks are involved in over 2,000 accidents every year in the UK. Due to the size and weight of forklift trucks, the accidents result in major injuries, such as amputations and serious crush injuries. There are usually 7 fatal accidents each

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Child Compensation Claims

Children are vulnerable to suffering accidents due to their inexperience and lack of knowledge. It may be possible to make a compensation claim on behalf of a child if they have been injured in an accident caused by someone else. An adult, a person aged 18 years or older, have to make the compensation claim

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Safe Workplaces

It is the law that every worker is entitled to a safe place of work, even if the person is a mobile worker and each day is travelling to different customers’ premises, making deliveries or carrying out work at the customers’ premises. A well-known safety problem in workplaces is the movement of vehicles, such as forklift trucks

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Road Accidents Caused By Foreign Drivers

Road users in England must have third party only insurance as the minimum level of insurance to drive a vehicle on a road. The police could give you a fixed penalty of £300 and 6 penalty points if you drive a vehicle without third party only insurance. Third party only insurance means that if you

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Fall On Path Compensation Claims

If someone suffers an accident whilst they are in a cafe, shop or office premises, such as slipping on a wet floor or tripping on loose paving stones, the owners of the business or premises may be liable to pay compensation for the personal injuries caused by the accident. Responsible businesses and organizations have insurance

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