Tag Archives: Employment Practise Liability


Lowering employment practices liability risks
November 29, 2021

Lowering employment practices liability risks

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Lowering employment practices liability risks Employment practices liability insurance (EPLI) is a critical type of cover that provides various protections for policyholders. Employers face a variety of risks related to employment practices liability claims. These claims became more common every year in the UK between 2015 and 2018. An EPLI policy can have a major…

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Do small businesses need employment practices liability insurance (EPLI)?
October 28, 2021

Do small businesses need employment practices liability insurance (EPLI)?

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Do small businesses need employment practices liability insurance (EPLI)? EPLI is a type of small business insurance that helps you pay for lawsuits related to workplace discrimination and harassment.   The United States has several federal laws that make it illegal for employers to treat prospective, current, and former employees differently based on their sex,…

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Insurers have paid £968m in interim and final BI claims payments so far
August 17, 2021

Insurers have paid £968m in interim and final BI claims payments so far

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The FCA calculates that 26,238 policyholders out of 41,666 who have had BI claims linked to the test case action accepted have received at least an interim payment so far!   https://www.insurancetimes.co.uk/news/insurers-have-paid-968m-in-interim-and-final-bi-claims-payments-so-far/1438504.article   Although you may or may not have received a settlement for your Business Interruption Covid claim, are you now happy in the…

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Landmark judgment sees major insurance implications for dental profession
July 22, 2021

Landmark judgment sees major insurance implications for dental profession

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Law firm urges dental practices to obtain the right level of insurance as new judgment holds owner ’vicariously liable’ for negligence as opposed to the dentists involved.   https://www.insurancetimes.co.uk/news/landmark-judgment-sees-major-insurance-implications-for-dental-profession/1437408.article   The repercussions of this case mean that Dental Practice Owners can be held vicariously liable for the negligence of dentist professionals in their practice, speak…

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Tribunal Award Increases Sound An Alarm
August 12, 2019

Tribunal Award Increases Sound An Alarm

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With the start of the new financial year on April 6 2018 came increases in the maximum basic awards that can result from employers dismissing staff unfairly. It has also introduced what could become potentially uncapped awards for claims such as discrimination and whistle-blowing. There has been a rise in the maximum total award for…

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The fight for what’s fair: The Equality Act 2010
June 24, 2019

The fight for what’s fair: The Equality Act 2010

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With new rules on the gender pay gap currently making the headlines, ensuring equality for employees and customers is a growing priority for many organisations.   The origins of the act It could be argued that the Equality Act 2010 has its roots in a 17th century piece of legislation – the Habeas Corpus Act…

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Employment Law – 2018 information and facts & figures
April 25, 2018

Employment Law – 2018 information and facts & figures

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Working with Coates & Co, specialists in Employment Law, we have been able to provide you with a summary of useful Employment Law facts and figures that will apply from April 2018. This informative summary for 2018/19 gives details of: Employment compensation limits Statutory redundancy Maternity, paternity and sick pay entitlement The national minimum wage…

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