Expert risk management advice from Bollington Insurance can help you avoid the legal and reputational costs of accidents, illnesses and fatalities in the workplace. Cyber attacks and business interruptions too.
Click on the arrows to find out about some of the risks today's businesses can face. We're here to help you make your business safer and more profitable.
The HSE prosecuted both companies involved after a contractor was crushed on a Dawlish construction site. The victim had been walking alongside a telescopic materials handling vehicle with no measures to segregate vehicles and pedestrians in place, when it reversed causing multiple injuries.Speak to Bollington for expert risk management advice
Essex company Forefront Utilities Ltd was fined £200,000 after an employee fitting gas pipes was crushed when a heavy pipe fell into the trench in which he was working.Speak to Bollington for expert risk management advice
A store in Preston settled out of court, paying £14,000 plus costs, after a customer fell and fractured her wrist. She had slipped on walked-in rainwater and the store had failed to keep the floor safe or to provide warning signs.Speak to Bollington for expert risk management advice
Volvo's UK was massively fined after a worker fell from a worn step ladder at their Warwick factory, suffering brain injuries that prevent him returning to work. The court heard that the ladder had not been maintained, and staff had not been properly trained for working at height.Speak to Bollington for expert risk management advice
Cybercrime is the biggest single threat to UK businesses. Online fraud and other cyber threats cost UK companies of all sizes £11 billion in 2016. 25% of all businesses suffered a cyber-attack last year and 86% would consider not doing business with an SME that has been hacked.Speak to Bollington for expert risk management advice
A café in Gorton was caught with an infestation of pests and evidence of mice activity after a visit by food safety inspectors. The company received a £14,000 fine for six separate food safety offences, having failed to comply to the food safety practices.Speak to Bollington for expert risk management advice
Fashion retailer New Look was heavily fined after its flagship Oxford Street branch was gutted by fire. Investigators found staff had not been trained correctly, and escape routes had been blocked.Speak to Bollington for expert risk management advice
Crisp manufacturer Tayto Group Ltd of Corby was fined £300,000 after a worker had three fingertips severed by unguarded machinery.Speak to Bollington for expert risk management advice