New Business?

Opened a New Business?

Are you a new business owner operating in Are you aware of your statutory health and safety obligations to keep your staff and those affected by your work activiies safe? Do you fully understand the risks and liabilities in the unfortunate event that something went wrong? If you answered no (or are not sure), then don’t worry! We can help!

All businesses in the UK, regardless of the industry are obligated to comply with relevant legislation to ensure the safety and health of their employees, their customers/consumers and others who may come to harm by their work activities.

Health and safety is one of the most important, yet least understood areas for new businesses. Consequently, it is often left out or considered as a last resort. Left unmanaged, health and safety failures can result in catastrophic consequences for businesses which could result in both criminal prosecution and/or civil claims for compensation.

Aside from corporate body prosecutions, individual Directors of companies can be personally prosecuted under s37 of the Health and Safety Act where consent, connivance or neglect can be demonstrated as an accident causation factor.

Free Business Advice

For new business owners, understanding your legal obligations can be both daunting and confusing! One of our main missions is to educate sole traders and owners of small to medium sized Ltd companies on their basic legal obligations and how these can be practically discharged. That’s why we offer all new businesses (registered within the last 3 months) with a FREE, no obligation 30-minute telephone advisory service to help you on your way. If you feel you would benefit from this service, please complete and submit the form below and we will get in touch with you.

New Business - Free Advice Form