If you are thinking of starting up a taxi business, the most important and initial steps to take are to research the UK taxi industry as a whole, find a unique selling point, choose a brand name and obtain the relevant equipment, employees and licenses.
Nowadays, with emergence of taxi apps like Uber and Get Taxi, starting a taxi company in 2018 is certainly a different ball game than it would have been a decade ago. (more…)
Employers liability insurance is a type of business insurance policy that virtually all firms employing someone must take out.
The fines for not having a suitable policy can be huge, so here’s what every business owner needs to know about employers liability insurance. (more…)
When it comes to first aid in the workplace, the same principles apply to small businesses with only a few employees, as they do to companies with a bigger workforce spread across multiple locations.
In both instances, there must be plans in place to ensure the day-to-day working operation complies with health and safety regulations, protecting employees from possible injuries and reacting to sudden illness.
Businesses could be liable if an employee commits a negligent act while at work, the Supreme Court has ruled.
The landmark judgement, which was confirmed this week, will have considerable consequences on the way employers train and monitor their staff, according to North West law firm Kirwans, who say the judgement is “extremely significant” and one that could have far-reaching implications for businesses. (more…)