Neil Howe, Senior legal author and editor, Cedrec
13 Nov 2015
Recent legal changes designed to reduce bureaucracy for the self employed could result in workers taking unnecessary risks at work, argues Neil Howe.
25 Sep 2015
HSE has published online guidance to help self-employed people
03 Aug 2015
HSE has published the regulations that will exempt some self-employed people from health and safety law and deliver the final plank of the reforms set in motion by the Löfstedt report.
01 Jul 2015
Recent research suggests peaks of working hours make freelancers happy but interfere with home life, challenging the assumption that freelance workers enjoy a better work-life balance.
28 Apr 2015
The government has issued its final progress report on health and safety reform, setting out what it has done to "reinstate common sense and trust in the health and safety system&qu
24 Mar 2015
The government has conceded significant ground in the implementation of Professor Löfstedt’s proposal to exempt some self employed from health and safety law in an 11th-hour amendment.
05 Mar 2015
Rather than reduce burdens or simplify things for the self employed, the Deregulation Bill creates confusion and will expose many thousands of self-employed workers to risk.
17 Feb 2015
Professor Löfstedt has trashed the government’s approach to implementing his recommendation to free some self employed from health and safety law, sa
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