Work Help and Advice

Stress at work compensation claims - Step-by-step guide

Everything you need to know about making a stress at work claim. Find out: Do I have a claim? How much compensation could I get?

Stress at work compensation claims - Step-by-step guide

Everything you need to know about making a stress at work claim. Find out: Do I have a claim? How much compensation could I get?

Claims for an assault at work - Step-by-step guide

Everything you need to know about making an assault at work claim. Find out: Do I have a claim? How much compensation could I get?

Claims for an assault at work - Step-by-step guide

Everything you need to know about making an assault at work claim. Find out: Do I have a claim? How much compensation could I get?

A guide to claims for bullying or harassment at work

Everything you need to know about making a claim for workplace bullying or harassment. Find out: Do I have a claim? How much compensation could I get?

A guide to claims for bullying or harassment at work

Everything you need to know about making a claim for workplace bullying or harassment. Find out: Do I have a claim? How much compensation could I get?

A guide to claims for depression or anxiety at work'

Everything you need to know about making a claim for workplace depression or anxiety. Find out: Do I have a claim? How much compensation could I get?

A guide to claims for depression or anxiety at work'

Everything you need to know about making a claim for workplace depression or anxiety. Find out: Do I have a claim? How much compensation could I get?

£40k compensation awarded to woman suffering stress from excessive workload

Compensation awarded to 59 year old women for injuries that resulted in a psychiatric breakdown after 39 years of exemplary service

£40k compensation awarded to woman suffering stress from excessive workload

Compensation awarded to 59 year old women for injuries that resulted in a psychiatric breakdown after 39 years of exemplary service

How do I claim Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit?

Anyone who has sustained a disability as a result of injuries or diseases arising from work may be eligible to claim Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit.

Should I set up a Personal Injury Trust?

Many claimants are shocked to learn that their benefits may be affected if they receive compensation for their injury. The solution may be to set up a PI trust.

Can I still claim if the employer's insurer has gone bust?

Even if an employer or their insurer has gone out of business, a former worker may still be able to make a work-related accident claim.

REACH chemical regulations

Around 30,000 chemicals are marketed in the EU. REACH provides the legal framework for protecting human health against the risks posed by chemicals.

Control of Vibration at Work Regulations 2005

The Control of Vibration at Work Regulations 2005 aim to protect workers from risks to health from vibration. This article is a helpful summary.

Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005

Regulations dictate that employers must protect employees from excessive exposure to noise in the workplace. Read a summary of the regulations here.

Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 2008 explained

Manufacturers and suppliers of workplace machinery must comply with these regulations containing requirements for manufacturing safe machinery.

Understanding the Electricity At Work Regulations 1989

With 350,000 people suffering a serious electric shock each year, the 'Electricity at Work Regulations 1989' now protect employers and staff at work

Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998

PUWER regulations encourage the safe use and control of work equipment used by employees. What are your rights and what can you do if you are injured?

Health and Safety at Work Act of 1974

This legislation offers legal protection to employees, and members of the public, from sustaining injury caused by work related activities.

Injury claims and the Manual Handling Regulations 1992

If you have been injured because of a breach in manual handling regulations, it is likely that you will be able to pursue a claim for compensation.

Can I claim injury compensation if working as a volunteer?

The short answer is yes, but it can sometimes be difficult for a voluntary worker to know who to seek compensation from.

Can I make an injury claim against a work colleague?

Sometimes the negligent actions of a colleague may lead to an injury. If this is the case, a personal injury claim may be possible but against whom?

Injured when an employer ignored a reported problem?

If an employer doesn't act on a reported hazard in the workplace which ultimately leads to an accident, then the injured person could get compensation

What is the Diffuse Mesothelioma Compensation Payment Scheme?

Workers and former workers who have been diagnosed with diffuse mesothelioma can still claim compensation even if their employer has ceased trading.

Could a work injury claim stop me getting another job?

Employees are often reluctant to make a claim, either through loyalty to the employer, or through fear that it may affect their future job prospects.

Can I claim injury compensation if I've left the company?

What happens when someone is involved in a workplace accident and decides to claim compensation after leaving the company?

Is it the employer or insurer that pays injury compensation?

Many people hesitate before claiming compensation from their employer in the belief the person they work for will be paying the compensation.

My employer went bust - how can you find their insurer?

If you suffer health problems from a work illness or injury and the employer is no longer trading, how can you find their insurer to make a claim?

The Consumer Protection Act

As a consumer, you have every right to expect that the goods you buy are safe to use. So what happens if they cause you injury or harm?

Can I claim Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit?

Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit is a government scheme that awards money to people who have suffered illness or injury caused by work.

What if I cannot work as a result of an injury?

The Courts recognise that serious injuries can restrict a Claimant's ability to work. This article explains how lost earnings can be claimed.

Can I claim compensation if my employer has gone bust?

Claiming accident at work compensation from an employer is complicated enough, but what can you do if your ex employer is no longer in business?

Could I lose my job if I make a work accident claim?

Many people worry that making a claim against their employer could lead to them losing their job, but is this actually the case?

Do I have to be an employee to make a workplace injury claim?

Can contractors, interns, those on work experience or anyone else who is not technically employed claim compensation if injured in a place of work?