This was a sad case where an employee who was asked to work in a part of a factory where he did not usually work was killed by a piece of equipment that he was not familiar with. He was doing a job that he had not been trained to do.
In recent months corporate governance has become somewhat of a buzzword. The government has placed great emphasis on how corporate bodies are run from the way in which top employees are incentivised to the make-up of boards in terms of race, sex and gender.
Much has been written and discussed about the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill 2020 since its publication in May 2020 and its passage through Parliament at break neck speed. Numerous amendments were proposed and debated along the way. The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (CIGA) came into force on 26 June 2020 subject to a number of amendments and we have set out below the most significant of these.
When people think about divorce they think about a difficult, acrimonious process and a painful division of assets, all too often with the attitude that if only the other person would be reasonable everything would be straightforward.
In the following article, UK supply chain and logistics consultant, Paul Trudgian, and logistics law firm, Wright Hassall LLP, consider the impact of certain provisions in the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill as they apply to the logistics industry.
Section 233B of the Insolvency Act 1986 (introduced by the recent Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020) imposes significant changes on supply contracts. In summary, it prevents a supplier from ceasing to supply a customer simply because the customer has become insolvent.