Tags: Compensation

Maintaining a healthy workforce is a more pressing issue to many UK small businesses than combating environmental waste, a new report has found. The study, commissioned by the UK200 group for the Forum of Private Business, revealed that although 80 per cent of such firms believed protecting the environment was a priority, only around a…

An increasing number of businesses are investigating allegations of internal corruption following the encouragement of whistleblowers in the workplace, it has been revealed, which it could be said is a sign of compensation culture. Research by Ipos Mori and commissioned by KPMG revealed that four in ten employers had launched such an investigation at some…

Workers have modest expectations when making compensation claims for injuries sustained in the workplace because they are concerned about losing their job. That is according to research from personal injury solicitors Hubbard Pegman & Whitney (HPW), which has undertaken a survey of employees that throws into dispute claims that the country has developed a “compensation…

Employers should do "everything in their power" to comply with health and safety laws to avoid both harm to their staff and potential law suits, it has been suggested. According to Real Compensation, today’s "compensation culture" means businesses need to be extra vigilant when it comes to preventing workplace accidents and injuries. "It’s basically just…